August 20 from 2016 - 00: 05
The piece of tile found by Pepe Vidal while diving in the area Marineta Cassiana It was ranked exceptional by Àngels Casanova, curator Museum of Archeology of Catalonia. Own, Josep Antoni Gisbert, archaeologist and director of the Museum of Dénia, agreed the label. As these experts do not agree is in defining what the object represents. Casanova thinks he is a Roman lamp that was used between the first century before and after Christ. To figure Gisbert shaped pipe smoking is more, the archaeologist said that what it was smoked hashish. He explained that at the time when the data part, Andalusian period or lower middle age, had not been discovered snuff.
Part defined as unique and exceptional glazed terracotta was green, its conservation can admire the green tones and perfect engraving work than it seems could be a ship.
Gisbert thanked the contribution that individuals have made several small pieces of pottery, amphorae, pots and other utensils that have been recovered from the seabed. He stressed that in ancient times the area of the Marineta Cassiana was a regular place anchored boats, so it is a rich area for these findings.
Giving the piece, Pepe Vidal, director of CDT, a lover of diving and archeology meant was lucky because in the area where he found the piece had been diving at least two hundred times and had not seen. Vidal has collaborated with donor parts on other occasions, but never before had got a piece of much value as the terracotta.
The mayor of Culture, Rafa Carrió, Encouragement to people who are fond of diving and find any remaining are kindly requested to contact the archaeological museum. With their collaboration contributes to the cultural enrichment of the municipality.