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Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds a part of a statue that according to the IAA, was recovered from a merchant ship dated 1600 years in the ancient harbor in the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds a part of a statue that according to the IAA, was recovered from a merchant ship dated 1600 years in the ancient harbor in the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds a part of a statue that according to the IAA, was recovered from a merchant ship dated 1600 years in the ancient harbor in the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds parts of statues, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds parts of statues, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz...more

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds parts of statues, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds an item, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds an item, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds an item, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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Coins, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimates to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

Coins, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimates to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

Coins, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimates to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after they were recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds a part of a statue, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds a part of a statue, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz...more

An Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) employee holds a part of a statue, which the IAA estimates to be around 1600 years old, after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner

Items, which the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) estimate to be around 1600 years old, are displayed after it was recovered from a merchant ship in the ancient harbor of the Caesarea National Park May 16, 2016. REUTERS/ Baz Ratner
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