The Museum of Sunk Ship
sunk ship exhibited in the castle of Girne was built in 389
BC and was 80 years old.
400 pieces Anphoras,29 basalt millstones, about 9000 pieces
of almond were found in this sunk ship that was thought to
be a cargo ship during Hellenistic ages after the death of
Alexander. About 300 pieces of lead shows the ship was used
sunk ship is about 1.5 km near Gime, at depth of 18 m and
found by sponge fisherman in 1965. It was taken out of water
by the experts of Pennsylvania University.
is 15 m in length, made of Aleppo pine. The wooden surface
of the ship is coated with a strong lacquer, to protect against
Mediterranean wood-boring maggot.
The kitchen utensils, wooden spoons, olive bottle, glasses,saltcellars
show the ship's crew was only four persons.