A total of seventy (70) partly or fully preserved Chian amphorae were recovered Photo Source: Cyprus Department of Antiquities
posted on 12/28/2018 2:47:06 AM PST
Passing olive pits: old world version of punishment?
posted on 12/28/2018 2:49:33 AM PST
("Washington, DC. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. We must be cautious")
Chian amphorae. Those were the ones shaped like Zeus and Athena, which the ancients would cover with the paste of seeds and watch them grow hair.
posted on 12/28/2018 3:31:47 AM PST
(One foot in the grave,one foot on the pedal. I was born to rebel.)
So this is a shipwreck containing Matzohs? Oy.
posted on 12/28/2018 3:41:14 AM PST
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posted on 12/28/2018 4:38:00 AM PST
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Maybe the crew had eaten the olives and tossed the pits into an empty amphora.
posted on 12/28/2018 5:26:44 AM PST
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So, Greece was the China of the day. They stole Phonecian ship building technology
posted on 12/28/2018 6:45:57 AM PST
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posted on 12/28/2018 7:14:41 AM PST
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