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Spices, Ceramics Found Aboard 400-Year-Old Portuguese Shipwreck

The ship, believed to have gone down sometime between 1575 and 1625 on a return voyage from India, was found offshore not far from the capital Lisbon.
Divers are seen during the discovery of a centuries-old shipwreck, in Cascais in a photo released Monday. Source: Augusto Salgado/Cascais City Hall/Handout via Reuters

A 400-year-old shipwreck that signified a time when the spice trade between Portugal and India was booming has been uncovered 40 feet

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