January 23 According to a report quoted by the European Union News Agency by the European Network, the Greek Ministry of Culture recently announced that archaeologists have made important archaeological discoveries in the waters near the Greek island of Kasos.
Researchers found four sunken ships in the area, and there were a large number of cultural relics in the ship.
According to the report, the Greek Ministry of Culture said that of all the discoveries, a shipwreck dating back to the Roman era is the most important underwater archaeological discovery in Greece recently.
The sunken ship contains “Dressel Type 20 bi-ear bottles” (Note: This is one of the classification of ear bottles named after the German scholar Heinrich Dresel.
This type of pottery bottle comes from the Betica province of Rome and is used to hold olive oil.)
These binophone bottles contain olive oil from the Guadalquivir River region of Spain from the 1st to the 3rd centuries A.D.
In addition, a “African Type 1 bi-ear thin neck bottle” was found in the shipwreck, which was made by Africa Proconsularis, a pottery workshop in present-day Tunisia.
On this basis, archaeologists speculate that the wreck dates back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries A.D.
In addition, three other sunken ships were found and confirmed during the underwater excavation, namely, a ship carrying a bi-ear bottle made in the Northern Aegean Sea, dating back to the 1st century BC; a ship carrying a bi-ear bottle made by Mendi, dating back to the 5th century BC; and another ship. Shipwreck closer to modern times.