Archaeologists Discover Perfectly Preserved 2000-Year-Old Roman Ship in Black Sea Off Bulgaria’s Coast

Archaeology | November 8, 2017, Wednesday // 10:06|  views

Preliminary photogrammetric model of Black Sea MAP’s final discovery of 2017: a Roman ship lying in over 2000m of water. Photo: Black Sea MAP via

A perfectly preserved almost 2,000-year-old Roman ship is the most intriguing discovery from the third and final research season of the international Black Sea MAP underwater archaeology project – among a total of 20 other previously unknown ancient and medieval ships on the bottom of the Black Sea of Bulgaria’s coast.

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Tags: Black Sea, archaeology,, underwater archaeology, Ancient Rome, Roman Empire, ship, ship wrecks


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