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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Jan 2023 8:39 p.m. PST

"A 2,000-year-old Roman wooden boat has been discovered in the shallow waters of the Adriatic off the coast of central Croatia. The boat is about 10 feet wide and so far marine archaeologists have uncovered about 30 feet of its length. The edges of the boat have been ravaged by shipworms, but the bulk of the hull has survived in good condition, preserved under layers of sand.

The wreck was found in 2021 when maritime archaeologists spotted Roman coins on the seabed next to a single wooden board. They returned to the site this year and excavated the find site, revealing the hull. It was less than seven feet under the surface of the water, buried among the remains of the Roman port town of Barbir…"

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Dn Jackson Supporting Member of TMP29 Jan 2023 10:07 p.m. PST

Quite interesting.

Eclectic Wave30 Jan 2023 8:23 a.m. PST

Wow, the hull is in a remarkable state of preservation.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jan 2023 3:47 p.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it…


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