https://www.newscientist.com/article/21 ... black-sea/Marco Polo himself may have recognised this medieval trading ship. It’s one of the 40 or so shipwrecks newly discovered on the bed of the Black Sea north of Turkey.
Some of these vessels sank when the Byzantine Empire was in its heyday 1000 years ago, and some during more recent Ottoman times. Others sank in the 13th century, when Marco Polo was plying his trade across the globe.
What's your artifact doing in Boss Kean's ditch?
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American?Bruce wrote:It's now called the African American Sea.
Are we being a little imperialist here?
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If you're interested, recent article from the Smithsonian on the subject, with links: http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-new ... 78/?no-ist.
Since 2015, the Maritime Archaeological Project expedition has uncovered 60 wrecks, covering 2,500 years of maritime history