Ibrahim Noureddine


Ibrahim Noureddine obtained his BA and Master’s degrees in Archaeology from the Lebanese University, and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Granada-Spain and his dissertation work focused on Harbours of the central Levantine Coast from the late Bronze and Iron Age periods, the period known as the collapse of the eastern Mediterranean. Dr. Noureddine is also an adjunct professor at Carlton University- Ottawa Ontario.


Dr. Noureddine has a multiple research interests that vary from Egyptology, Maritime Archaeology, and eastern Mediterranean Bronze and Iron Age Archaeology. Since the Mid 1990’s, he has actively led and participated in Classical, Urban and underwater archaeological excavations from the early Bronze, Middle Bronze and Late Bronze Age periods in different parts of the world such as Syria: Tell Karma and Tell Kazel; Lebanon: Byblos, Beirut, Jiyeh and Tyre; and Egypt: Amenhotep III Funerary Temple-Luxor, Egypt, and Thutmosis III Funerary Temple- Luxor, Egypt. Previously, he was in charge of the Maritime archaeological center of Lebanon and identified the Phoenician sunken harbour of Tyre in south Lebanon.


  • Ancient Harbours at the central Levantine coast, proceedings of the Tyre Sidon Byblos Conferences, Beirut October 2017 BAAL (in press).
  • Harbour installation at Tyre North, Proceedings of the Honor Frost Foundations conferences, Nicosia October 2017 (in press).
  • Archaeological Survey of the Phoenician Harbour at Tyre (BAAL 18, 2018)
  • Stone Anchors Offshore Byblos, (BAAL 16, 2016).
  • Recent observations on the Phoenician harbor at Tyre, (BAAL Hors-Serie VIII 2011).
  • Shipwreck investigations in the waters of Tyre, (Baal 14, 2010).
  • New Light on the Phoenician Harbor at Tyre “near eastern Archaeology” (NEA) Boston University 2010.
  • Recherches archéologique sous-marine à Tyr (BAAL 11, 2007).
  • Underwater Archaeological survey at Jiyeh, Roman and Byzantine settlements on the southern coast of Lebanon season 2005. (BAAL 2006).
  • Tyre Ancient Harbor(s) Report of the 2001 Underwater Survey Mission, Tyre’s Northern Harbor (BAAL, Hors series II, 2005).
  • Un promontoire sous-marin au large du port antique de Byblos: cartographie, interprétation géologique et implications archéologiques. (BAAL 6, 2004).