The ship dates back to the third century ad.
In Eastern Serbia in an open mine found a Roman ship that belonged to the fleet of the capital of the Roman province of Moesia, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Apostrophe.
Video discovery ship, a team of archaeologists published in the public domain.
It should be noted that excavation for the facility began a few years ago, but this year was stopped because of a pandemic coronavirus. The work was restored, and almost immediately the ship was able to detect.
Scientists suggest that the ship was based in Viminacium, where he lived about 45 thousand people. There was discovered the temples, a Hippodrome, baths and other architectural objects, which are characteristic of large and developed cities of Ancient Rome.
As stated by the head of the expedition, Miomir Korac, the ship dates back to the third century ad.
“Roman river fleet had to protect these lands from the barbarians. We rarely find some Roman ships, so the wood is usually not stored for thousands of years. But sometimes we still do, we find something interesting,” — said the archaeologist.
He added that the ship’s length is about 19 meters, he had a triangular sail and six pairs of oars. In addition to the ship in the mine, scientists have found fragments of ancient boat are smaller in size.