Discovery from ancient times
Greek archaeologists have discovered a trove of objects from ancient times off the small island of Kasos, east of Crete.
The island lies on a route that has connected the Aegean Sea with the eastern Mediterranean since ancient times. A rough sea, which even then around the island, brought numerous ships in distress - to sinking.
In the wreck of one of the sunken freighters from the Roman period, amphorae and other ceramic objects were recovered from the sea by divers a few days ago.
The recovered objects come from Spanish ceramic manufactories from the region of the Guadalquivir River, but also from the region of present-day Tunisia.
Archaeologist Eleni Stylianou stressed to Deutsche Presse-Agentur that this shows "how dense trade between the countries around the Mediterranean was even then"