Author: Bruno Werz

Bruno Werz studied in the Netherlands, where he obtained a doctoral degree in history, followed by a DLitt in maritime archaeology. During the late 1980s, he was appointed a Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town and established underwater archaeology in southern Africa. He undertook numerous projects, including the excavation of sub-Saharan Africa’s oldest shipwreck in Namibia. Werz is also the discoverer of the oldest artefacts ever found underwater in the world. Learn more at: