If your countdown to Christmas has reached a nail-biting conclusion, worrying whether those last-minute Amazon Prime deliveries will arrive on time, spare a thought for the Ancient Romans. Sometime between 100 BC and 100 AD, one of the ancient civilization’s largest-ever merchant ships, carrying more than 6,000 amphorae (likely filled with wine and olive oil), never arrived at its destination.
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