The Athlit Ram: a Preliminary Introduction and Report

By Lucien Basch , published February 1982


In November 1980, near Athlit south of Haifa, a post-Bronze Age galley ram was discovered with its supporting wooden structure.   At the December 1981 colloquium in Haifa, noted marine archaeologists outlined questions to be answered in subsequent research and conservation on the ram.   The ram, together with its wooden structure, copper nails, and relief emblems, created as many problems as it solved.

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Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Weapons

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