Second campaign of excavations completed on Roman wreck carrying tin ingots off the coast of Brittany

October 11, 2017 - General

“A rare and exceptional site”, is how Olivia Hulot, in charge of mission at DRASSM (Department of Underwater and Submarine Archaeological Research), described the Roman wreck of the 3rd century, found 20 m deep, east of Batz Island located off the coast of Brittany in north-western France, where a second campaign of excavations has just ended.

Archaeologists record the tin ingots before they are brought to the surface…

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