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We have recovered an ancient treasure in Vis!

By Mariusz

A few months ago I posted about the treasure in Vis (Croatia) that I had found. It was an ancient Greek jug that I discovered while diving. Today I can finally write more and share my video showing how this treasure was recovered by the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media. Where did I find…

I have just found another treasure under water!

By Mariusz

Earlier today, while diving at one of the ancient shipwrecks in Vis, Croatia, I found another treasure. I discovered an ancient Greek jug. I reported the item to the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and it will be recovered by them in the near future. Here is what the jug looks like If you…

Dominican monastery in 3D, island of Šćedro, Croatia

By Mariusz

In this project we created a model of an old monastery in 3D using Photogrammetry in co-operation with the Friends of the island of Šćedro Association. The ruins of the Dominican monastery of Saint Mary of Mercy are located on the island of Šćedro. The exact date of construction is not known, but it is first…

I have just found a piece of ancient pottery in Vis!

By Mariusz

This piece of ancient pottery looks very different from broken ancient Roman amphorae we find in Vis all the time. I have just found it while diving and straight away reported it to the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media. They are really interested in examining it. I will let you know more, when I…

I have found an ancient Roman jug under water!

By Mariusz

Yesterday, while diving in Vis, I found an ancient Roman jug. I reported in to the Croatian Ministry of Culture and Media and they will let me know when they can come to recover it. Here is a photo what it looks like. If you find any object of archaeological interest under water or on…

Ancient Roman shipwreck, Croatia

By Mariusz

This ship sank about 2,000 years ago near the small island of Šćedro, and to this day lies almost intact at a depth of 45 meters. This ancient Roman shipwreck is one of the few known well-preserved wrecks from that time, which makes it a unique find. What we can see so far are more…

Old anchors, Cyprus

By Mariusz

These two old anchors lie at a depth of about 4m near the Paphos Harbour in Cyprus. Nobody wants to say how they got there. One story is that divers found them in much deeper waters and then moved them just near the shore to serve as underwater attractions during diving introduction programs. How much…