The Marsala Punic Ship

By M Lucien Basch, published February 1987


In the reproduced letter Lucien Basch informs the Society of the recent dismantling of the excavated and preserved Third Century Punic Ship which had been on public display in Marsala, Sicily. He condemned the breaking up of the artefact, which had been re-constructed in a similar manner to the Viking Ships at the Roskilde Museum. He felt the need to notify the Society, as a number of members had been involved in its excavation and preservation.

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Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Historic Vessels, Museums & Restoration

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