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.
The discovery of a wrecked slave ship off the South African coast in which more than 200 captives drowned marks a milestone in the study of the slave trade.
The Hanneke Wrome was one of two ships that left Luebeck, Germany, for Tallinn, Estonia, on Nov. 11, 1468 loaded with gold coins and jewelry. Continue reading →
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