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22 Ancient Shipwrecks Discovered Near Greek Island

The remains of 22 shipwrecks, which comprised piles of cargo from the doomed vessels, have been discovered around the Greek archipelago of Fourni. Credit: V. Mentogianis

Shipwrecks were the stuff of lore around the craggy coasts of Fourni, a Greek archipelago close to Turkey in the eastern Aegean Sea. Generations of local fishermen and sponge divers had seen piles of ancient pottery collecting algae on the seafloor. Last month, a group of marine archaeologists finally investigated …

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