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Gallo-Roman craft restored thanks to freeze drying.

A 32-m barge weighing 30 tonnes that sank in the Rhone around 50 AD 30 tonnes is being restored thanks to the use of polyethylene glycol, followed by freeze drying
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A 32 m long barge weighing 30 tonnes that sank in the Rhone around 50 AD is being restored by soaking in polyethylene glycol, followed by freeze drying.

"Arles-Rhône 3" was discovered in 2004 in the Roman port of Arelate, near Arles in the South of France. Its hul...

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