Pantelleria – Punta Li Marsi

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Dive into the depths of a place rich in history and mystery, where ancient evidence of the art of navigation lies hidden beneath the waves. The underwater trail at Punta Li Marsi begins at a depth of 16 metres, where the first find welcomes you: a trapezoidal lithic anchor.

Descending further to 23 metres, you will find yourself immersed in a veritable concentration of artefacts, including modern iron anchors, ancient lithic artefacts and much more. Each item tells a unique story of navigation and trade that is lost in the mists of time.

Explore this underwater museum, where rough-hewn stones used as ancient agricultural tools are transformed into ballast and rudimentary anchors, testifying to the creativity and ingenuity of past civilisations.

Find out more on the website of the Superintendence of the Sea.

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