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    I was shown the Pavlopetri project by @thomsonpat, who thought I might be interested in what academics wear while doing underwater fieldwork. Snorkles FTW!

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      I was shown the Pavlopetri project by @thomsonpat, who thought I might be interested in what academics wear while doing underwater fieldwork. Snorkles FTW!

    • Garry Sandison

      Pavlopetri underwater archaeology project: investigating the oldest submerged town in the world. In 2009 the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture, the Hellenic Centre for Maritime Research and the University of Nottingham under a British School of Archaeology at Athens permit began a 5-year collaborative project to outline the history and development of the submerged ancient town of Pavlopetri in southern Laconia, Greece.

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    The city of Pavlopetri, underwater off the coast of southern Laconia in the Peloponnese, Greece, is about 5,000 years old, and is the oldest submerged archeological town site. Pavlopetri submerged town is located between the Pavlopetri islet across the Elafonisos village and the Pounta coast. It is unique in having an almost complete town plan, including streets, buildings, and tombs. BBC - City Beneath The Waves - Pavlopetri - Greek subs - YouTube

    Underwater archaeologist explores a Pavlopetri building

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    The city of Pavlopetri ranked 1st among the most amazing underwater finds in history

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