Romans had whaling industry, archaeological excavation suggests

Sagrado corono de Jesus, Punta del Santo, Tarifa, facing the Strait of Gibraltar and Morocco. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Ancient whale bones have been found on three Roman fish processing sites close to the Strait of Gibraltar.

Until the recent discoveries it was unclear whether the whales’ habitat had ever included the Mediterranean…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (07-10-2018)

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