Scientists Discovered An Astonishing 1,200-Year-Old Secret At The Bottom Of The Ocean

Image: Franck Goddio

Around 30 feet beneath the surface, a team of archaeologists are at work on the Mediterranean seabed, in search of a lost legend. As they work, the secrets of the deep slowly begin to become clearer. And soon, an incredible find will forever change their understanding of the ancient world.

Image: Christoph Gerigk / Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation

French archaeologist Franck Goddio – who was a key part of this team of explorers – has maritime adventure in his blood. His grandfather, after all, was a man named Eric de Bisschop. In addition to inventing the contemporary catamaran, de Bisschop was a leading expert of ancient South Pacific seafaring routes.

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