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"Roman barge excites archaeologists"
Roman barge excites archaeologists
trefwoorden: BBC - Romeins - schip - Utrecht
A 1,800-year-old barge that once sailed along the borders of the Roman Empire will rise to the surface again this month in the Netherlands.
Normally such vessels were stripped before being sunk. The vessel is currently being excavated by archaeologists from the bottom of Heldammer Stroom, an offshoot of the old course of the River Rhine near the city of Utrecht. First discovered in 1997, it is said to be beautifully preserved. "It's very special," said Mr Andre Van Holk, the maritime archaeologist heading the research team.
Lees verder bij: BBC News