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Archeologists had been doubtful since no such ship had ever been found.
20 March, 2019
(Christoph Gerigk © Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation)
- In 450 BCE, Greek historian Herodotus described a barge that's never been found.
- When the ancient port of Thonis-Heracleion was discovered, some 70 sunken ships were found resting in its waters.
- One boat, Ship 17, uncannily matches the Herodotus' description.