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The Nazi shipwreck found off Poland could solve the Amber Room riddle

Polish divers say they found the wreckage of a German WWII ship that could help solve a decades-long mystery surrounding the whereabouts of the Amber Room, an ornate chamber the Nazis looted from a Tsarist palace in Russia. The room, decorated with amber and gold, was part of the Catherine Palace near St. Petersburg. It was last seen in K√∂nigsberg, …

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The first Titanic dives for 14 years show how the seabed swallows the shipwreck

A series of five dives this month were conducted by a Triton submarine exploration team 370 miles south of Newfoundland, Canada, and 4,000 meters below the surface at the ship, which is considered "unsinkable." according to a message now resting from Triton. A team of experts, scientists and a representative of the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration took pictures of …

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"Undisturbed" shipwreck discovered in Roman times before Cyprus

Archaeologists have discovered the wreckage of a Roman ship off the east coast of Cyprus. In a statement, the Cypriot Ministry of Antiquities stated that the wreck was the first undisturbed Roman shipwreck found in the waters of the Mediterranean island. The ship is loaded with amphorae or large antique glasses, probably from Syria and ancient Cilicia on today's Turkish …

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Shipwreck found at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico

A US government exploration ship stumbled over the wreckage of a ship built nearly 200 years ago when it tested submarine drones in the Gulf of Mexico earlier this month. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration said that the Okeanos Explorer crew found the shipwreck on May 16, Office for Ocean Research and Research. The crew of the Okeanos Explorer turned …

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Shipwreck reveals an old market for knock-off consumer goods

Enlarge / Archaeologists use a portable X-ray fluorescence detector to analyze 900-year-old artifacts. Xu et al. 2019 Sometime in the late 12th century, a merchant ship loaded with merchandise sank off the coast of Java. The 100,000 ceramic jars, 200 tons of iron and smaller quantities of ivory, resin and tin ingots provide a close window to a much wider …

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