You are here
Home > Posts tagged "Basque"

16th century galleon to be reconstructed

A team of Spanish maritime heritage experts are planning to reconstruct the oldest shipwreck ever found in Canada: a 16th-century Basque whaling galleon. Parks Canada underwater archeologists, who discovered the 250-tonne San Juan in 1978 after following documented clues about a lost galleon traced by federal archivist Selma Barkham, will meet

25,000-year-old stone pendant unearthed

A stone pendant has been unearthed in Spain's Basque region which dates back 25,000 years. Alvaro Arrizabalaga, excavation director said the 10cm pendant is very well preserved and will be removed to a public museum from the dig, located 20 km from San Sebastian near the border with France. Arrizabalaga says the