The shape and design of the ship bear great similarities to that of a ship seen on the famous "Siren Vase" that resides in the British Museum.
"A small piece of the vessel has been carbon dated and it is confirmed as the oldest intact shipwreck known to mankind", the British-led Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project said in a statement on Tuesday.
The project - which seeks to better understand the origins of the Black Sea boundaries and sea level change - has found more than 60 shipwrecks within the past three years.
According to the statement from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom, one of the organizations behind the Anglo-Bulgarian expedition, the vessel design was "previously only seen on the side of ancient Greek pottery such as the "Siren Vase" in the British Museum". The time of its creation coincides with the fact that dates and the emergence of the found ship.
The shipwreck has also revealed just how far from shore ancient Greek traders ventured, showing they travelled across the sea, in open water, and did not just sail along the coast.
The Black Sea MAP researchers haven't had an opportunity to explore the ship's contents, which could contain some precious and archaeologically significant cargo.
"I would never believe that a ship from the ancient world could be there, 2km below the water and survive", said the team leader, Professor John Adams, who added that "this will change our perception of shipbuilding and navigation in antiquity ". "We're talking about still preserved ropes, shipwrecks that literally look as if they had sunk yesterday", Garbov said. Other finds vary between "17th-century Cossack raiding fleet, through Roman trading vessels, complete with amphorae, to a complete ship from the classical period". It was discovered more than 80 kilometres off the Bulgarian city of Burgas.
As Prof Adams says: "This assemblage must comprise one of the finest underwater museums of ships and seafaring in the world".
U.S. police remove suspected bomb sent to actor Robert De Niro's offices
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Broncos backup QB Chad Kelly arrested in trespassing case
Oct 24, 2018 - 04:48
The organization released the following statement : "We are disappointed that Chad Kelly was arrested early this morning ". The last man taken at the 2017 NFL Draft , Kelly signed a four-year deal worth $2.5 million.
Bomb found in George Soros's postbox
Oct 24, 2018 - 04:36
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Elon Musk's First Highspeed Underground Test Tunnel Opens December 10
Oct 24, 2018 - 03:44
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WATCH Paula Abdul Falls off Stage into Crowd During Concert
Oct 24, 2018 - 02:22
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Real Madrid coach Lopetegui defiant: I am here right now
Oct 24, 2018 - 00:19
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Trump's missile treaty pullout as much about China as Russia
Oct 23, 2018 - 23:59
The only impact it had, he suggested, was to worsen relations between Moscow and Russian Federation . China also has a wide range of nuclear weapon delivery systems.
Ohio State Fans Want This Coach Fired After Saturday’s Loss
Oct 22, 2018 - 07:24
He sent his field-goal unit out onto the field, but instead of going for three he called for a fake that worked to perfection. Haskins connected with Terry McLaurin on a 34-yard touchdown pass with four minutes to play for the Buckeyes' other touchdown.
Police commando, photojournalist injured as protesters clash with cops; traffic restored
Oct 22, 2018 - 06:04
Video clips posted on the social media showed some people who had apparently seen the approaching train tried to run away. A state of mourning has been declared - offices and schools in Punjab will be closed on Saturday, Reuters reports.
Rob Gronkowski doesn't travel to Chicago, unlikely for Patriots
Oct 22, 2018 - 05:10
His biggest play in terms of the magnitude in the game, arguably, was his eye-popping 19-yard catch on a gutsy fourth-and-1 call. Given Gronkowski's importance to New England's offense, bettors began to hop on the Bears shortly after the news broke.
Trump wants to know more about Saudi journalist's death
Oct 22, 2018 - 03:24
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Champagne on ice for Hamilton as Kimi rolls back years
Oct 22, 2018 - 02:26
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Mourinho Reveals Conversation With Chelsea Coach After Bust-Up
Oct 22, 2018 - 01:07
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Canada is the second country to legalize recreational cannabis
Oct 20, 2018 - 04:42
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Manny Pacquiao Claims Floyd Mayweather’s Next Fight To Happen On This Date
Oct 20, 2018 - 04:28
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