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History of the Underwater Archaeology in the Kimmerian Bosphorus on the Black Sea

  • Igor V. Divakov
  • Nicholas A. Demidenko


Archaeological excavations of ancient towns in the Kimmerian Bosphorus, located along the Taman Bay shore in the north-eastern part of the Black Sea showed that all have been submerged by the Black Sea as a result of its water level fluctuations (Figure 1).


Archaeological Excavation Ship Cargo Ceramic Fragment Taman Peninsula Ceramic Package 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Igor V. Divakov
    • 1
  • Nicholas A. Demidenko
    • 2
  1. 1.Russian Marine AssemblyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.State Oceanographic InstituteMoscow, GSP-2Russia

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