Sunken Treasure

Sunken Treasure

The age of exploration was a period in European history when extensive overseas exploration had a profound impact on Europe. Many ships were lost at sea, including the ship of Vasco de Gama's (the famous Portuguese explorer) uncle Vicente Sodre, the Esmeralda. Join a team led by shipwreck hunter David Mearns as they excavate this 500-year-old shipwreck.


5 - 12+


Anthropology, Archaeology, Earth Science, Oceanography

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Sarah Appleton, National Geographic Society, National Geographic Society
Last Updated

October 19, 2023

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