Friday, April 29, 2011
ANSA.it: "Rome, April 28 - An ancient ship has emerged from the ground at the Imperial Roman port of Ostia in a find Culture Minister Giancarlo Galan said 'gives you goose bumps'. An 11-metre section of one of the ship's sides has so far been discovered, archaeologists said."
Washington Examiner: "Archaeologists say they have found the upper side of an ancient ship near Rome. The wooden ship was about 11 meters (36 feet) long, making it one of the largest ancient vessels excavated near Ostia Antica, a port city founded some 2,500 years ago and Rome's first colony."