Aug 9, 1935 – Hussar, which sank in th East river in 1870 has been located by Simon Lake, the noted submarine inventor, he has just an nounced. One legend has it that the Hussar had 4.800,000 in her hold. Lake means to find out. With his crew of 30 men, headed by the famous deep sea diver Read more excerpts like this ..
Posted by Minnesotastan in Everything Else on November 4, 2009 at 3:48 pm A young man, using his metal detector for the first time, walked about seven steps from his car and got a signal. The four gold Iron Age neck ornaments, or torcs, date from between the 1st and 3rd Century BC and are [...]
The gold and silver artefacts, which are already shedding new light on the Dark Ages, are collectively worth almost double the amount of the most expensive ancient treasure previously found in Britain.
For the past five years Horst H. Liebner has been uncovering the mystery behind 1,000-year-old artifacts recovered from two sunken treasures in the Java Sea. Since1987, the German scholar has been researching maritime culture and the history of the Malay Archipelago. As scientific advisor, Liebner, 49, who is based in Makassar, Sulawesi, has painstakingly pieced [...]