Handmade boats and ships
from antiquity to now.
Wooden constructions with a range of dinghy.
Dimensions: 25cm / 35cm / 40cm
Material: Oak tree, rosebush, beech rods.
The Antikythera shipwreck had the capacity to hold 300 tons, which is a typical example of heavy sailing. It was used in the 1st and 2nd century. The trade between the Italian Peninsula mainly Greek area and Minor Asia.
These ships’ journeys usually began in spring and sailed the Eastern Mediterranean sea, selling and buying goods. They returned back to their base in autumn.
What was found in its interior:
Antikythera mechanisms from the mid 2nd century.
Marble Statues from the Hellenistic Period
Pointed-bottom amphorae from the mid 1st century
The place of the port,
covered with a roof,
where ships are
when they are out of the sea.
created by ovvodesign