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Ship Archeologists found 3 shipwrecks that show the different stages of shipwreck building and how they tried to improve in cost and in labor Archeologists describe the different cargos and possible explanations on how it was sunk The archeologist also built scale models of the ship and also tries to build the original ships back and in a sense enters the ship makers life and discovers some problems he might have had and how he built the ship The Greek shipwreck of Kyrenea occurred near 500 BC in the Mediterranean Sea On this voyage its cargo was large wine containers called amphorae The amphorae were found all stacked up neatly on one side and all clustered on the other side This proves that when the vessel hit the ocean floor it was leaning on one side and eventually the other side collapsed and all the amphorae got scattered They found 403 intact amphorae and compared them to the previously collected amphorae and then determined the date of the shipwreck The archeologists also determined that it was sunk sometime in September by all the fig leaves that were found on board How the ship sank remained a mystery until they found eight iron spears in the ship but no gold but there is a lack of bones They determined that pirates sank it because pirating was not an uncommon thing at that age in time The Kyrenea was built Hull First this is the beginning of the ship building evolution The shipwreck of Yassi Ada is the next shipwreck to happen in chronological order It was build sometime near 625 AD and was dated by the coins found on board It was build half hull first then the rest frame first proving an evolution of shipbuilding Found inscribed is the ship were Greek words translated This ship belongs to George Sr Sea Captain The Arabian shipwreck of Serge Liman took place
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