The unprecedented discovery was concentrated in an area of just 17 square miles.
What is astonishing, say archaeologists, is not only the number of the shipwrecks but also the diversity of the cargoes.
A bronze chair arm and a piece of a Greek board game are among the latest treasures raised from the site of the famous shipwreck Antikythera.
The armored husk of a Confederate warship is being raised out of the depths of a Georgia river, 150 years after the ship's crew deliberately sunk it.
Representing a ferocious creature with lion ears and crocodile-like mouth, the 660-pound figurehead stood at the prow of 15th-century ship.
Excavation of a 200-year-old shipwreck confirms Lord Elgin was taking antiquities, as well as sculptures during his voyage from the Acropolis to London.
The 2,000-year-old Roman ship had been carrying parts to build an entire roof and had been packed meticulously.
Buttons. Plates. A medicine bottle filled with viscous goo. These are among the last remnants of a doomed 1845 expedition.
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