Top Ten Underwater Discoveries of 2014


By Chicco Spaggiari

An archaeological team equipped with a mini-submarine made a spectacular discovery while exploring in deep water around the Aeolian Islands of Pantelleria, Lipari and Panarea – a 2,000-year-old sunken ship, complete with dozens of amphorae, plates, bowls, and anchors.  One of the most exceptional discoveries was a well-preserved sacrificial altar on a pedestal containing decorative carvings of waves. Continue reading