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The Museum of Underwater Archeology, located in St. Peter's Castle, today displays a large collection of artifacts found in coastal waters. There is also a collection of shipwrecks from the Bronze Age, containing artifacts found in wrecks. Most of the exhibits date from the 13-16th century BC. made a huge contribution to the study of the late Bronze Age.
The exhibition hall displays the remains of the world's oldest ship, found by Ulu Burun in 1982. During research on the ship, copper ingots, exotic wood, tin, precious stones, hippopotamus bones and gold jewelry were found. Particularly surprising was the massive golden scarab, judging by the hieroglyphs written by Princess Nefertiti.
Also interesting is the collection of broken Islamic glass, which, according to scientists, was transported by ship for recycling.
The chapel of the castle today houses a reconstructed East Roman ship, which dates back to the 7th century AD
It is worth visiting the Hall of Queen Ada, which houses the tomb of what is believed to be the Hellenic ruler of Halicarnassus. There is also a gold crown and glass caskets with jewelry.
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Topic: Museum of Underwater Archeology in Turkey, Bodrum Resort.