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19th-century shipwrecks discovered in Baltic Sea

Divers in the Baltic sea have discovered a shipwreck dating back to the mid-19th-century. Diver Jerry Wilhelmsson was out looking for a different shipwreck altogether off the south coast of the Åland islands (Finland's autonomous Swedish-speaking islands between Stockholm and Helsinki) when he came across an incredible discovery. Sitting in front

40 beautifully preserved shipwrecks found at bottom of Black Sea

Marine archaeologists working in the Black Sea have discovered and created photogrammetric models of 40 shipwrecks on the bottom of the Black Sea. The team took thousands of still photographs of the shipwrecks, and then used photogrammetry, a technique that uses software to calculate the positions of millions of points in

Roman Legionary quarters found in Ukraine

Roman legionary quarters have been found on the Crimean peninsula on the Black Sea. “The discovery suggests that there must have been a Roman fort here. We aren’t sure yet how big it was and where the borders were but we hope to find an answer to these questions,” says Karasiewicz-Szczypiorski. The

Byzantine winery unearthed on Black Sea coast

An ancient winery has been discovered during exploration of a Late Antiquity/Early Byzantine fortress on Bulgarias northern Black Sea coast. The supposed winery, according to reports, consisted of two stone buildings connected through a wooden passage. One of them would be filled with grapes that were pressed with large rectangular