National Geographic Daily News

Sunken Treasure

Photograph by Bill Curtsinger, National Geographic

A gold chalice is flanked by an amphora (left) and a two-handled cup called a kylix (right) amid the wreckage of an ancient merchant vessel in the Mediterranean Sea. The 50-foot (15-meter) ship was laden with valuables and commodities when it sank some 3,400 years ago near Turkey.

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