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World's oldest intact shipwreck discovered in Black Sea
2018-10-23T00:47:40Z - Kevin Rawlinson / Hacker News
Archaeologists say the five-metre vessel has lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 yearsArchaeologists have found what they believe to be the world’s oldest intact shipwreck at the bottom of the Black Sea where it appears to have lain undisturbed for more than 2,400 years. The five-metre (75ft) vessel, thought to be ancient Greek, was discovered with its mast, rudders and rowing benches all present and correct just over a mile below the surface. Facebook Twitter Pinterest The ‘Siren Vase’ in the British Museum: the shipwreck is believed to be a vessel similar to that shown bearing Odysseus. The team said the data would be published at the Black Sea MAP conference at the Wellcome Collection in London later this week. The documentary team made a two-hour film that is due to be shown at the British Museum on Tuesday.

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