Photo of the Day 13 August 2008

Submersible and Research Vessel, Black Sea, 2001
Photograph by Randy Olson
A team of archaeologists with the Black Sea Project lowers a remotely operated submersible named Little Hercules from a research vessel. In 2000, when this photo was taken, the project discovered several impeccably preserved ancient shipwrecks in the depths of the Black Sea off the coast of Turkey.