Author Results for Ehud Galili, John Peter Oleson and Baruch Rosen

A Group of Exceptionally Heavy Ancient Sounding Leads: New Data Concerning Deep-water Navigation in the Roman Mediterranean

By Ehud Galili, John Peter Oleson and Baruch Rosen

Eight ancient and heavy sounding leads, seven from off the Israeli coast and one from Tunisian waters are considered in terms of what they tell us of early navigation. The leads were collected from wreck sites and weigh between 14.9 and 20.65 kgs. They date from the second century BC to the sixth century AD. […] Read More

Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Ship Handling & Seamanship