Sevastopol will receive the second archaeological expedition to Syria

Sevastopol state University (Sevgi) will direct the second archaeological expedition to the shores of Syria, the press service of the University.

The expedition will conduct underwater archeological exploration in the water area of 20 square meters. Dives will be made at depths from 2-3 up to 80-90 meters. Will help diving group of the black sea higher naval school named Nakhimov.

The expedition will be a series of scientific conferences in Syria and the Crimea. It is planned to train Syrian personnel of underwater archaeology.

Arwad is the only inhabited island belonging to Syria in the Mediterranean sea. The Phoenicians built on this island virtually impregnable naval fortress. Arwad for millennia was a major trading port, having survived the Roman and Byzantine era.