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.
The second-century ship contained thousands of jars containing the ketchup of the ancient Romans -- a fish-based seasoning known as garum.
Colombia has found a Spanish galleon that went down off the country's coast with a treasure now valued between $4 billion and $17 billion. Continue reading →
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