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Qefalit: Qefalit Tile wreck


Coordinates: None given.

Site: Qefalit
Description: A fairly well preserved cargo of roofing tiles found 7km off shore measuring 15m by 6m

Wreckage: 400 - 300 BC (C4th BC)

References:; http://www.rpmnautical.org/qefalit.htm INA Annual 2008, 23

The tile cargo is still stacked and forms an interlocking and compacted deposit. Pan and cover tiles are present of Corinthiam manufacture measuring 29 x 20 inches.

Associated artefacts

Amphorae (3)

11Pottery-Shipwrecks See File
2??PotteryDouble CheckShipwrecks 578See File
31PotteryKorinthianShipwrecks 589See File

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