Galley thought to date back to the Phoenician Period found off Gozo

August 27, 2014 5:48 PM

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Galley thought to date back to the Phoenician Period found off Gozo

Divers believe that a galley found about a mile off the coast of Gozo belonged to the Phoenician Period, dating back to 700 BC.

Minister for Culture Owen Bonnici, said, this site is considered as one of the oldest in the central Mediterranean, and that the boat was most probably around 50 feet long.

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