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VIDEO: What did they really look like? Roman boats rendered in realistic 3D

Ancient Roman fresco showing fishermen

PortandTerminal.com, June 25, 2020 A team of researchers from Italy and France has made realistic 3D reconstructions of three wooden boats from the ancient Roman port of Ostia. ROME – The Port of Ostia Antica was founded at the mouth of the Tiber in the 7th century BC by King Ancus Marciusto to protect Rome from attacks coming via the sea. Today the ancient …

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This ancient Greek cargo ship is the oldest intact shipwreck ever discovered

PortandTerminal.com, March 7, 2019 The Greeks have a very, very long history in shipping. Last October an archaeological survey expedition called the “Black Sea Maritime Archaeological Project” discovered a Greek shipwreck about 80km (49.7 miles) from the Bulgarian city of Burgas. A pair of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) made a 3D map of the site and took a sample of …

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