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An Attempted Reconstruction of the Marsala Punic Ship

By Paul Adam

The article essays an attempt at calculating the hull shape of the 235BC Marsala ship.  To avoid excessive manual calculations, not all the archaeological material was used.   The starting point was the broadening of the hull planks as they run forward, significantly less so than on Viking ships. This makes the stern rise more slowly. […] Read More

Filed under: Antiquity | Mediterranean
Subjects include: Archaeology | Navies | Shipbuilding & Design