A Roman ship with ancient amphorae found in Cyprus


Amphorae were transported from Syria or Cilicia.

Divers found the sunken ship of Ancient Rome amphoras on Board near the resort of Protaras in South Cyprus.

This writes the Chronicle.info with reference to rambler.ru.

Presumably, amphorae were transported from Syria or Cilicia. Cyprus already noted the special significance of the findings for the archaeology of the country. Now scientists will be able to take a new look at the scope of trade relations in the Eastern Mediterranean.

This is the first intact Roman ship was found by divers. The finding is considered to be well preserved.

The wreck has already arrived archaeologists, students and volunteers from the archaeological research laboratory of the University of Cyprus. The government of Cyprus for the first time allocated funds to conduct underwater archaeological research.


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