400-year-old shipwreck ‘discovery of decade’ for Portugal

Divers are seen during the discovery of a centuries-old shipwreck, in Cascais in this handout photo released September 24, 2018. Augusto Salgado/Cascais City Hall/Handout via Reuters

CASCAIS, Portugal (Reuters) – Archaeologists searching Portugal’s coast have found a 400-year-old shipwreck believed to have sunk near Lisbon after returning from India laden with spices, specialists said on Monday. “From a heritage perspective, this is the discovery of the decade,” project director Jorge Freire said. “In Portugal, this is the most important find of […]

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