Over 70 ancient vessels have been discovered in the sunken port-city of Thonis-Heracleion, Egypt, by the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology (IEASM). That makes it the largest graveyard of ancient ships worldwide.
Oxford University’s Centre for Maritime Archaeology (OCMA) has now published a book on one of them, a Nile barge (baris) from the Late Period. This was a particular vessel-type that was described by the Greek Historian Herodotus after he visited Egypt in 450 BC. Only now has a baris been discovered and studied.