Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Two shipwrecks found at Caesarea

MARINE ARCHAEOLOGY: Ancient underwater treasure found in Caesarea with Christian gold ring, Maritime archaeologists found several precious artifacts, hundreds of silver coins from two shipwrecks dating over a millennium apart in the ancient harbor (Rossella Tercatin, Jerusalem Post).

I noted another report of a late-antique shipwreck found at Caesarea five years ago. It sounds like the one in the current article is a new one. In any case, there are new discoveries coming from it.

For many other posts on ancient shipwrecks, see here and links and here. Cross-file under Marine (Maritime, Underwater) Archaeology.

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