Shipwreck artifacts go on display

Published on May 2nd, 2009 | by Admin

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Artifacts from a 17th Century shipwreck found off the Dorset coast, England, have gone on display.

Artefacts raised from the seabed and on display include two leather shoes, musket balls, kitchen utensils and an apothecary jar.

The most unusual find is a rare wooden carving of a merman, which Ms Palma believes would have adorned the rear of the ship.

She said: “In the last couple of years, the Swash Channel Wreck has constituted a fundamental element in the UK’s national and international archaeological maritime landscape.

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One Response to Shipwreck artifacts go on display

  1. Jane says:

    I found a weird shipwreck caught with google earth! For those who are interested take a look at,
    http://www.caughtfromabove.com/page137.html
    I hope you enjoy 😉

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