Tag: Phoenicia

DNA Analysis Of Ancient Phoenician From Carthage Reveals European Ancestry

Using DNA analysis, researchers have found that an ancient Phoenician found in Carthage has European lineage. The Phoenician civilization introduced the first alphabetic writing used today.

Ancient May 28, 2016

2700-year-old shipwreck found in ‘fantastic state of preservation’

Researchers have discovered a really well preserved shipwreck in Malta. The ship likely dates back to 700 BCE.

Society August 27, 2014

Shipwreck of Phoenician boat near Malta reveals cargo from 700 BCE

An ancient shipwreck from BCE 700 may be the oldest ever discovered in the Mediterranean, according to a government official from Malta.

August 27, 2014

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