song dynasty

Chinese archaeologists have raised an 800 year-old merchant ship built during the Song dynasty (960-1279). It’s dubbed the "Titanic of China" and before sinking, it was hauling a treasure trove of porcelain, gold, jewels and other artifacts, including 6,000 coins. The treasure ship, officially labeled Nanhai No. 1, or “South China Sea No. 1,” was […]