"Underwater excavations carried out by the University of Haifa in the Turkish town of Urla
- one of the 10 most important maritime excavations in the world
The underwater archaeological excavations in the Turkish port town of Urla, being carried out by scientists of the University of Haifa's Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies and headed by Prof. Michal Artzi, have been chosen by the Archaeological Institute of America as one of the ten most important nautical excavations in the world. Findings at the Turkish site have included the oldest wooden anchor in the world, the remains of an ancient port that collapsed in some earthquake, and even sunken remains of the town itself."
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