The discovery is the the largest assemblage of marine artifacts recovered in the country during the past 30 years.
It's estimated the vessel sank during the Late Roman period some 1,600 years ago.
The 16th-century Portuguese ship is the oldest shipwreck from Europe's age of exploration ever to be found.
Divers exploring the site of a 500-year-old shipwreck came away with a trove of rare items.
The boat was likely deliberately sunk by maritime engineers more than 600 years ago in an effort to alter the flow of a river.
The 59-foot-long boat, dating to about 2550 B.C., was discovered at an ancient tomb, in a cemetery south of the Giza plateau.
An autonomous underwater vehicle spotted the early 1800s-era ship, likely made of steel or iron, in the Indian Ocean.
Remains of the ship were found as work began to build a new hotel in Alexandria, Va.
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