2,700-year-old Phoenician Shipwreck Discovered in Maltese Waters

A group of divers have discovered a Phoenician shipwreck dating back to 700 BC off the coast of Gozo island in Malta, according to a news report in the Times of Malta .  It is a unique and immensely important finding as it is the oldest known shipwreck in the central Mediterranean, it is among the oldest […]

Phoenician Wreck Found Off Malta

Divers have discovered a 2,700-year-old Phoenician shipwreck off the coast of Gozo, Malta’s Minister for Culture, Owen Bonnici, announced yesterday. The 15m-long ancient vessel lies at a depth of 120m about one mile off the coast of Malta’s second largest island and dates back to 700BC. Scientists believe it to be the oldest shipwreck in the […]

Divers discover Phoenician treasures in ancient shipwreck

Researchers were diving near a Maltese island and found a cargo of grinding stones and wine jars which sank with the ship around 2700 years ago. Divers near a Maltese island have located the cargo of an ancient ship that could contain some of the oldest Phoenician artefacts ever discovered. Read Full Article