The Giglio Ship: A Wreck from the Pre-Classical Period Off the Tuscan Island of Giglio. Vol I: The Hull Mensun Bound

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The Giglio Ship: A Wreck from the Pre-Classical Period Off the Tuscan Island of Giglio. Vol I: The Hull  by  Mensun Bound

The Giglio Ship: A Wreck from the Pre-Classical Period Off the Tuscan Island of Giglio. Vol I: The Hull by Mensun Bound
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Report on a wreck of c.600 BC, discovered in 1961 and excavated from 1981-1986. The fine wares included Etruscan painted pottery, bucchero and Ionian bowls. Amphorae, numerous arrowheads and a decorated bronze Greek helmet were also discovered. OtherMoreReport on a wreck of c.600 BC, discovered in 1961 and excavated from 1981-1986. The fine wares included Etruscan painted pottery, bucchero and Ionian bowls. Amphorae, numerous arrowheads and a decorated bronze Greek helmet were also discovered. Other small finds included musical pipes, knuckle bones, amber, a writing plaque and fishing weights.

Enough of the hull survived to demonstrate that the ship was of sewn construction. However it is still a matter of dispute whether this ship, the subject of the largest ever underwater excavation in the Mediterranean, was Greek or Etruscan.



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