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Sunken ships get closer look from Texas State scientists

This photo provided by the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program shows oxidized copper hull sheathing and possible draft marks visible on the bow of a wrecked ship in the Gulf of Mexico about 170 miles from Galveston, Texas. Officials with Texas A University at Galveston and Texas State University say the recovery expedition of the two-masted ship that might be 200-years-old, concluded Wednesday, July 24, 2013. They’ve been able to recover some items like ceramics and bottles...

This photo provided by the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program shows oxidized copper hull sheathing and possible draft marks visible on the bow of a wrecked ship in the Gulf of Mexico.

This photo provided by the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program shows an anemone living on top of a musket that lies across other muskets at the site of a shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico about 170 miles from Galveston, Texas. Officials with Texas A University at Galveston and Texas State University say the recovery expedition of the two-masted ship concluded Wednesday, July 24, 2013. It may have sunk in the Gulf of Mexico 200 years ago. (AP Photo/NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program)

Team examining Gulf shipwreck finds 2 other wrecks

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Marine archaeologists made a thrilling discovery this week while examining a well-preserved shipwreck deep in the Gulf of Mexico — two other sunken vessels that likely went down with it during an early century storm.

This photo provided by the NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program shows the Little Hercules remotely operated vehicle and an anchor inside the hull of a copper-sheathed shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico about 170 miles off Galveston, Texas. Officials with Texas A University at Galveston and Texas State University say the recovery expedition of the two-masted ship concluded Wednesday. Items discovered aboard the vessel include muskets, swords, cannons and clothing. (AP Photo/NOAA Okeanos Explorer…

Team examining Gulf shipwreck finds 2 other wrecks

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — Marine archaeologists made a thrilling discovery this week while examining a well-preserved shipwreck deep in the Gulf of Mexico — two other sunken vessels that likely went down with it during an early century storm.

Edward Lavoisier Blackshear served as the first principal of Emancipation Park School, then assumed the direction of Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (now Prairie View A&M University), a preparatory school for black teachers. The school named for him was built in 1916

Edward Lavoisier Blackshear served as the first principal of Emancipation Park School, then assumed the direction of Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College (now Prairie View A&M University), a preparatory school for black teachers. The school named for him was built in 1916

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The iceberg’s accomplice: Did the moon sink the Titanic? : Office of Media Relations : Texas State University

Lost Kingdom Of Cleopatra  Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lies what is believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. A team of marine archaeologists led by Frenchman Franck Goddio made excavation on this ancient city from where Cleopatra, the last queen of the Ptolemies, ruled Egypt.

Cleopatra’s royal quarters were found underwater off the shores of Alexandria, Egypt. They had been lost for 1600 years, swept away by earthquakes and tidal waves. Click through to see more lost treasures from Cleopatra's kingdom!

Underwater statue on the Italian Riviera. (Titled Christ of the Abyss)  "Where can I go from your spirit? From your presence, where can I flee? If I ascend to the heavens, you are there; if I lie down in Sheol, there you are. If I take the wings of dawn and dwell beyond the sea, Even there your hand guides me, your right hand holds me fast." Psalm 139:7-10

Christ of the Abyss at San Fruttuoso, Italy . // Christ of the Abyss is a submerged bronze statue of Jesus Christ, the original of which is located in the Mediterranean Sea off San Fruttuoso between Camogli and Portofino on the Italian Riviera

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