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3,500-Year-Old Advanced Minoan: Technology Was ‘Lost Art’ Not Seen Again Until 1950s

April 15, 2018 - General
Illustration of a Minoan ship

The Minoans employed advanced construction methods using natural materials to create seaworthy composite ship hulls which would not be out-of-place in a modern-day marina. The construction method does not appear to have been used by, or transferred to, other thalassocracies which followed, e.g. Phoenicians. 

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