Members of the University of Haifa and the Israel Antiquities Authority prepare to launch the replica in the port of Haifa on March 17, 2017. JACK GUEZ/AFP

IN PHOTOS: Identical Replica of 2,500 Year-old Hellenic Merchant Vessel Launched in Haifa

The replica, which researchers say was rebuilt using the same materials, methods and tools as the original, set sail under close supervision of a team from Haifa university.

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