Bodrum Underwater Archaeology Museum is situated in St. Peter's Castle
which was built around at 15th C by the
Knights of St. John of Rhodes.
houses interesting artifacts from Prehistoric,
Carian, Hellenistic, Roman, Byzantine,
Medieval and Turkish periods.
The Bodrum Museum
of Underwater Archaeology houses a collection
of artifacts from the wrecks of a number of
One ship lost off Cape Gelidonya near Finike c 1200 C BC, was a Syrian trader bringing a
cargo of Ingots from Cyprus. Another lost near Uluburun, Kas in the
13-14 C BC was carrying a cargo of gold medallions, ostrich eggs,
cup, copper and tin ingots. The artifacts were recovered by Turkish