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Science  17 May 2013:
Vol. 340, Issue 6134, pp. 805
DOI: 10.1126/science.340.6134.805

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Two thousand years after a wooden ship carrying almost 60 tonnes of stone foundered in Aegean waters just off the coast of Turkey, archaeologists excavating what is now called the Kizilburun shipwreck have figured out exactly where the marble blocks came from and where they were heading.