8th century ship found in Mediterranean Sea

An 8th century shipwreck, discovered off the coast of Dor, Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, is believed to be the only existing ship of its kind. Discovered over a decade ago, the wreck has been the subject of intensive study and carbon dating.

The vessel is believed to have been a cargo ship. A number of artifacts were discovered with the ship, including pottery, bone needles, wood carvings and food items.