Ancient spy boat found in Myanmar

Published on June 5th, 2009 | by Admin


A  300-400 year old spy boat has been found by locals in Myanmar.

Found by local people when they were digging a water pond in the area on May 28, the ancient boat is assessed to have been buried there 300 to 400 years ago’s Mrauk Oo era.

The boat, which extends as over 5 meters, was discovered at a depth of 7.5 meters when the 0.6-meter pond in diameter was dug, the report said.

The location of the pond is assessed to be a moat of then ancient city wall. The boat unearthed can accommodate two persons and is also assessed to be a spy boat of the era.

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