Archaeologists have found more than 40 vessels in the Black Sea, some
more than a millennium old, shedding light on early empires and trade routes.

Kroum Batchvarov, a team member at the University of Connecticut who grew up in Bulgaria and has conducted other studies in its waters, said the recent discoveries “far surpassed my wildest expectations.”

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