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3-D reconstructions of boats from the ancient port of Rome

June 23, 2020 - General

Today, Fiumicino in Italy is a busy airport, but 2,000 years ago this area was filled with boats—it was a large artificial harbor only a stone’s throw from the ancient port of Rome (Ostia).

3D reconstructions of the three boat types found in Fiumicino: fishing boat (left), small sailboat (centre)
and a harbour lighter (right) [Credit: D. Peloso, Ipso Facto scoop.Marseille/P. Poveda,
Centre Camille Jullian, CNRS, Aix Marseille…

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