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CAT scan reveals 200-year-old gun found in shipwreck concretion

A CAT scan performed on a concretion recovered from a shipwreck off of St. Augustine, Florida, has revealed a flintlock pistol inside. lagler Hospital Imaging Center's CAT scanner found a well-preserved flintlock pistol with scrollwork on a wooden or ivory butt still visible after 200-plus years of submergence. Once restored, one