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NAGO, Okinawa Prefecture--The discovery of what is believed to be a stone anchor of a medieval ship in the Henoko district may delay construction work on a new U.S. air base. The artifact was found during survey work in Camp Schwab by members of the Nago City Board of Education and local researchers.  Read more: http://ajw.asahi.com/article/behind_news/social_affairs/AJ201503140045

NAGO, Okinawa Prefecture—The discovery of what is believed to be a stone anchor of a medieval ship in the Henoko district here may delay construction work on a new U. The artifact was.

Frogmen searched the waters near the old Wan Chai Ferry Pier on Friday to investigate the suspected shipwreck. Photo: Dickson Lee

Remains of a large suspected shipwreck have been found in the sea bed off Wan Chai during dredging works for the construction of the Central-Wan Chai Bypass.

Home to prostitutes and pirates, Port Royal used to be the “Wickedest City on Earth”. Founded in 1518, it was a notorious port city and popular abode for English and Dutch privateers until their governments cancelled their commissions to confiscate Spain’s ships. Destroyed and sunk in part after an earthquake in 1692, excavations have yielded historical documents, various buildings, thoroughfares and actual preserved food.

Once-Majestic Cities That Sank Beneath The Ocean. Port Royal, Jamaica, founded in 1518 and destroyed by an earthquake, a tsunami and fires in 1692

NAHA--Construction of a new U.S. military base in Okinawa Prefecture may face a further obstacle after additional archaeological remains were discovered around the site.  Researchers were given permission to survey the area inside the U.S. forces’ Camp Schwab after an “ikari-ishi,” an anchor stone of medieval ships, was found there in February. Now fragments of pottery and stone tools have been found near the sea area in the Henoko district of Nago.

NAHA--Seventeen pieces of earthenware fragments and stone tools found at the proposed site of a U. military base are now recognized as cultural properties by the Okinawa prefectural government.

Archaeologists have discovered a sunken village from millennia ago.  The first Stone Age settlement identified in Polish waters has been discovered in the lake Gil Wielki, Iława Lake District (Warmia and Mazury) by underwater archaeologists led by Dr. Andrzej Pydyn from the Department of Underwater Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń.

Stone Age settlement discovered in Polish lake, Gil Wielki, Ilawa Lake District (Warmia and Mazury) by underwater archaeologists led by Dr.

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