Thursday, May 07, 2015
'Captain Kidd's treasure' found off Madagascar
The office of the country’s president, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, posted the first image of divers recovering a hulk of silver on its official Twitter account on Thursday. “The discovery of a wreck and treasure in the waters,” read the message in French and Malagasy.
A joint UK-US archaeological research mission found the 55kg bar of silver in shallow waters off Saint Marie island, the office said.
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