Treasures Of The Lost Dhow

One of the most important discoveries in marine archaeological history occurred in 1998, just off Indonesia’s Belitung Island in the western Java Sea: A 1,200-year-old Arabian dhow with an astounding cargo of gold, silver, ceramic artifacts, coins, and tangible personal effects.┬áThe ship’s hold contained some 57,000 pieces in total and yet no human remains. The… Continue reading Treasures Of The Lost Dhow