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Byzantine amphora found by swimmer at Cretan beach


An ancient amphora was found by a man swimming at a hotel beach in the village of Kokkini Hani, Heraklion, Crete.

Byzantine amphora found by swimmer at Cretan beach
Credit: Nea Kriti


The man immediately informed the central port authorities of Heraklion and the amphora was transferred to the Department of Underwater Archaeology of Crete.

Experts said that the amphora was from the Byzantine period, probably dating to between the 12th and 13th centuries.

Source: Nea Kriti [August 31, 2018]

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1 comment :

  1. That would be so thrilling to find something that awesome and fabulous, and in tact! OMG! WOW!

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