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2,400-Year-Old Greek Ship Discovered at the Bottom of the Black Sea

After spending 2,400 years at the bottom of the Black Sea, a Greek vessel that looks just like Odysseus's ship has been discovered:

A remote-controlled submarine piloted by British scientists spotted the ship lying on its side about 50 miles off the coast of Bulgaria.
The ship lies in over 1.3miles of water, deep in the Black Sea where the water is anoxic (oxygen free) which can preserve organic material for thousands of years.
A small piece of the vessel has been carbon dated and it is confirmed as coming from 400BC - making the ship the oldest intact shipwreck known to mankind.

The Daily Mail has the story.


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