Ottoman period shipwreck discovered in 300m of water.
Shipwreck from Medieval period
The stern of Ottoman wreck
Byzantine (up) and Ottoman wreck (following) with MAP’s Supporter ROV.
Photogrammetric models of shipwrecks from Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project (Black Sea MAP), the first on going expedition mapping submerged ancient deep water landscapes in the Black Sea. During the expedition, members of MAP discovered more than 40 shipwrecks, from the Ottoman and Byzantine Empires, remarkably preserved due to the anoxic conditions (absence of oxygen) of the Black Sea below 150m.
Ancient Greek marble torso, photographed by Angel Gil.
70–60 BC Greek life-size marble statues, raised from the Antikythera Ship-wreck found by a team of sponge divers in 1900.The parts buried by the sand are exceptionally preserved while the rest of the Parian marble was disfigured by stone-eating organisms.
The first diver to lay eyes on the shipwreck described the scene as a heap of rotting corpses and horses lying on the sea bed,
From the exhibition Antikythera Shipwreck, the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism, at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, photos by WeWasteTime.
previously: the Antikythera Mechanism
The digital recreation of Pavlopetri in Peloponnese, Greece, a 5,000 years old city, one of the oldest submerged archeological town sites.
send by our dear friend Pavlos