2,000-year-old Roman ship found off Genoa

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tags: archaeology, Italy, Ancient Rome, Genoa

The discovery was made by police divers off the coast of Porto Maurizio, Liguria, Il Secolo XIX reported.

At least 50 Roman vases were found in the ship, 50 metres below sea level, which remains completely intact.

“This is an exceptional discovery,” Lieutenant Colonel Francesco Schilardi told the newspaper.

“Now it’s a matter of protecting the ship and keeping the grave...

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