Posts Tagged ‘Underwater’

  • Bronze Age wreckage oldest in Turkey

    on Sep 23, 14 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Excavation, News, Turkey • with Comments Off on Bronze Age wreckage oldest in Turkey

    Within the scope of the Underwater Heritage Studies of Dokuz Eylül University (DEU), a Bronze Age wreckage dating back to 4,000 years ago has been discovered in Hisarönü Gulf in the western province of Muğla’s Marmaris district. It is reported that the wreckage has taken the title from Kaş’s Uluburun ship wreckage, which was known as Turkey’s oldest wreckage site. The remains, located 50 meters away from the coast 25-30 meters deep, include very rare amphora forms, as well as kettle-shaped pots and ceramic cups in various forms. Bodrum Mayor Mehmet Kocadon said in a

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  • Incredible discovery of boat wreck in Croatia dated to 3,200 years

    on Mar 27, 14 • in Archaeology, Bronze age, Croatia, News • with Comments Off on Incredible discovery of boat wreck in Croatia dated to 3,200 years

    Marine archaeologist and researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) in France, Giulia Boetto, has announced the incredible discovery of a boat wreck in Zambratija Cove, Croatia, which has just been dated to 1,200 BC. The unique and rare finding is a Bronze Age sewn boat, a type of wooden boat which is literally sewn together using ropes, roots, or willow branches. The boat wreck was first seen by fishermen in 2008, just 600 metres from the beach and only two metres below the surface, however, they believed it to be a

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