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Late Roman Shipwreck at Bodrum

Late Roman Shipwreck
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Bodrum Gulets' Ancestor?

Replica of late Roman shipwreck stern reconstructed, submerged appropriately about A.D. 626 bearing in its hold a cargo of nearly a thousand wine amphorae, in the Bodrum Museum of Underwater Archaeology in Bodrum Castle of the Knights of St.John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta. The Uluburun Shipwreck, discovered off the south coast of Turkey in the Mediterranean Sea near the city of Kaş in the province of Antalya, dated of the Late Bronze Age period, 1400 B.C, 3400 years ago.

See amphoras at Alanya Museum.


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