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Replica of ancient ship launches in Israel

A replica of a 2,400-year-old ship has been christened in Haifa, Israel. Archaeologists from the University of Haifa dug out the remains of the ancient vessel over the course of three seasons in 1988 and 1989. The ship, a standard sort of cargo vessel at the time, was around 37-feet long

Replica of Lighthouse of Alexandria to be built in Egypt

A replica of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is set to be built near the original location on the island of Paros. The Lighthouse, also known as the Pharos, was badly damaged due to a series of earthquakes hit Alexandria and the Mediterranean

Replica of King Tut’s tomb to be re-erected

An exact 3D-scanned replica of King Tutankhamun's tomb is set to be re-erected on Luxor's west bank. Director and Chief Engineer of Factum Arte Michael Ward said that Tutankhamun's replica tomb took three years to complete and involved the invention of a new technology to record every inch of the tomb

Bronze Age boat replica sinks

After months of work, a half-size replica of Dover's Bronze Age boat sank on it's maiden voyage. A team of craftsmen and archaeologists had been working for several months to build the replica boat, using the same tools and the same methods as their ancestors would have used when the original

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