Roman shipwreck carrying Gallic amphoras found off coast of Portofino, Italy

January 27, 2019 - General

Two lucky scuba divers have stumbled across ancient cargo stolen by Romans and dropped in the Mediterranean Sea.

Credit: Rasta DiversThe cargo, thought to be 2000 years old, was discovered by Edoardo Sbaraini and Gabriele Succi, from Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, in late November last year.

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They were surveying waters of the coast of Portofino when noticed 15 Gallic amphoras, or…

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