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Off the coast of Cyprus were found fragments of an ancient ship

January 25 2008

At the southern coast of Cyprus on the bottom of the sea found the remains of a ship in the middle of IV. BC. As the researchers reported, 2,3 thousand years ago, this ship should have from the island of Chios with a cargo of wine. According to archaeologists, the "wreckage look promising, and perhaps shed light on the history of navigation and the economy of the eastern Mediterranean in this period."

True, there is still a very wine, they say do not count. The remains of the ship are at 2,5 km from the coast of Cyprus, at a depth of 44 meters. It is assumed that the archaeologists will begin work in this area in June, reports RSN.

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