news reported on the website (in Persian) of Iranian
Cultural Heritage foundation which reports the recent
discovery of a ship near the shores of Bandar-e Rig, on
the Persian Gulf, near Gonaveh.
fishermen have surfaced an anchor with several other
artifacts, including pottery pieces, and the local CHN
Representative says that he believes it is from Parthian
period, based on preliminary studies.
have not discovered the actual ship yet, since they have
very few marine archaeologists.