The Porticello Shipwreck: A Mediterranenan Merchant Vessel of 415-385 B.C.

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The Porticello Shipwreck provides unique information on seafaring technologies and trade practices at the turn of the fifth century B.C.This volume is the final report of the excavation, including detailed analyses of the ship and its contents and a thorough catalog of artifacts associated with the shipwreck. The Porticello wreck documents for the Classical period aspects of anchor, sail, and hull construction. The cargo provides the earliest evidence for maritime trade in ink and the export of Athenian lead to the ...

The Porticello Shipwreck: A Mediterranenan Merchant Vessel of 415-385 B.C. 1987, Texas A&M University Press, College Station

ISBN-13: 9780890962442

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