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Marine archaeologists have recovered ancient treasures from the shipwreck of the Mentor, a ship that was used in the controversial Lord Elgin to carry a treasure trove of artifacts taken from Greece.
The ship had a cargo of 17 cases of antiquities, which sunk in September 1802, after striking rocks off the island of Kythira. Much of the cargo of the ship, including the controversial “Elgin Marbles”, it was found in a salvage mission after the sinking. However, a lot of the old artifacts that still remained on the sea floor, according to the good News.
A team of archaeologists recently excavated the wreck-site, recovering an ancient artifact, which is an ornate gold ring, a pair of gold earrings, and to be a part of an amphora or pot. Other items recovered from the wreck of a wooden leg, and a roll of a Mentor, according to a statement released by the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports.
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Thomas Bruce, the 7th, Beginning of the He remains a controversial historical figure, on the basis of the removal of the old finds from Greece, and, in particular, the “Elgin Marbles”, a group of the frieze sculptures of the henon in Athens, greece. The “Elgin Marbles” are on display at the British Museum in London since 1817, and, although the Greek government has been campaigning for their return.
Divers with lift, wooden pulleys, lifts up the wreckage.
He ‘ s critics have accused him of looting from the sculptures of the henon.
On the website of the British Museum, writes that “most of the images will be part of the shared heritage and cultural barriers have to be overcome.”
BEAUTIFUL, CARGO, DISCOVERED THE WELL-PRESERVED ANCIENT ROMAN SHIPWRECK
Of the other Mediterranean shipwrecks, stating that, in the last couple of years. Archaeologists, for example, it has recently been discovered that it is a treasure trove of ancient Roman containers in an ancient shipwreck off the Spanish island of Mallorca.
A view of the wreckage of the west. (photo by A. Tourtas)
In another case, the experts claim to have identified the anchor of the Pc. Paul’s shipwreck on the island of Malta.
‘UNDISTURBED,’ A ROMAN-ERA SHIPWRECK DISCOVERED OFF CYPRUS
A gold ring recovered from the wreck site. (photo by P. Vezyrtzis)
Earlier this year, archaeologists discovered the remains of a “fail-safe” of the Roman-era ship from the east coast of the republic of Cyprus.
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A pair of gold earrings, was recovered from the wreck site. (photo by P. Vezyrtzis)
In 2017, archaeologists in Egypt discovered the three Roman-era shipwrecks, and other beautiful ancient artifacts on the floor of the Mediterranean sea, off the coast of Alexandria.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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