Greece is known for its beauty and also its ancient history. There are many things to explore if you make a tour to Greece. Greece also has a rich culture, and amazing sights to see and to fill your hearts with amazing memory. Greece also known as one of the world’s oldest places filled with many myths and many stories. This place is also blessed with nature’s gifts and so many places to see and experience a lifetime of a holiday. There have also been many ship wrecks which have happened in the seas nearby Greece. These wrecks have brought the attention of many explorers as most of these shipwrecks have a rich value.
These explorers say most of these shipwrecks have happened in the 3rd century AD and they were between the coastal areas of Corfu and Italy. Divers have gone down and discovered many ancient pottery art. The Greek Antiquities department mentions that to reach these ancient wrecks it at least takes about 100 – 130 feet of water level to travel to. Most of the explorers also mention that some of these ships wrecks are trade ships which were travelling in the seas.
Going deeper in the sea waters, explorers have discovered roman shipwrecks. So taking all this information into consideration the antiquities department has mentioned that these vessels which have sunk are ships who have lost navigation in the sea, and that has caused the shipwreck.
U.S archeologists who are also doing research in the coast of Greece for Shipwrecks mention that most of these ancient shipwrecks have sunk according to the coast hugging theory. There were submarines and radars sent deep down the oceans to find more f the shipwrecks and found many ancient jars, cargo, wine bottles, utensils, and anchors and also remain of the ships. As a result of all these wrecks, the archeologist team made another conclusion that the deep ship wrecks are more valuable and important than the wrecks which are found in shallow waters. This is because they continue proving that in these wrecks have more items which have a rich historical value. There are more information which have been proved about these shipwrecks are that they contain information and also items which belong to the early civilizations.
Because of these shipwrecks there has been more information which we have found about our ancient history. This has also become a good base for us to learn that these civilizations existed and we could gain more knowledge about them. Just like the Greek ancient buildings which are there in Greece have their own myth behind it, there are different stories about all those shipwrecks which have happened in the past. It is possible for archeologists to do searching on land as there are many resources on land and it makes things easy for them to find things by taking their time. But when it comes to the Sea there are limitations. Such as how far they can go below sea level, the equipment they have, there also limitations as to how far a human body could travel below to the sea.
There were some other ship wrecks which were found below the ocean and it has been believed that they belong to Cyprus. There were several ceramics and a variety of items which includes different kinds of shapes which belong to ancient history have been found. They also have found various artifacts more than 160 and which belong to different cultures has been found. There were different scientists who were working on this project and they have explored various things and they are finding for more to prove more history and also trying to link the pieces together in order to come up with a strong theory.
It is also believed that these expeditions which are happening in the Greek sea is one of the biggest researches which are happening around the world. If you get a chance to go to Greece you have a chance of divining in the deep ocean in order to view these shipwrecks and whatever is buried below the sea. All these ruins and wrecks are reserved by the necessary departments. So even though you go down diving to the ocean, you are not allowed to go touch them. It is because they are reserved for future analysis and also as museum items. And some archeologists are still doing research on them. So things could be fragile.
They also have wished to move some things to a safer place in order to store them and then do more research. But this is still in discussion. Some people say that leaving it below the sea level will be the best option as it will be safe and the value will be preserved. As they are unsure if these treasures which are left below sea level are brought out, the original value will be lost. But then debating back there are other archeologists say that they could continue with the research on land and find more information or clues about the pre historic people as to their lifestyle and reveal to the world. This topic is yet under debating process as it requires a lot of procedure. You need to get permission from the necessary authorities and then get the permission from the governments.
Because after getting these treasures out of the water there can be other issues such as if those countries who own those ships claim that it is their countries and asks back there can be many other issues. So most of the archeologists express that it is best where it is currently kept which is deep down the sea.
The world under water is a beautiful life. There are things which we have found and there also things which we have not found yet. Some of them still remain a mystery.
But someday when we find them then people will be able to tell a story about our pre historic people who lived a life and we could get to know more information about them. So with the modern technology, nothing is impossible. So we claim that we will get the chance to find more of these treasures so we could tell a better story for the future generation of this world.
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