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Archaeologists protect artifacts from pipeline construction

Clip: 09/08/2018 | 1m 53s

A pipeline from the deep-sea Leviathan gas field, which will begin production late next year off the coast of Israel, will come ashore near Dor Beach, the site of a 5,000-year-old port. Underwater archaeologists are now scouring the seabed there to preserve artifacts of marine traders throughout the ages, from the Phoenicians to the Romans. Megan Thompson reports.

Aired: 09/08/18

Rating: NR

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