Archaeologists Reveal the Vasco da Gama Shipwreck, Video

Oman. Photograph: © SAF


After 18 years of research, excavations and archaeological analysis, National Geographic grantee David Mearns and team, together with the Oman Ministry of Heritage and Culture, have successfully discovered one of Vasco da Gama’s ships lost at sea in 1503 off the coast of present-day Oman…

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Take a behind-the-scenes look at what it took to locate and excavate the earliest known shipwreck from Europe’s Golden Age of Exploration.