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Official: Wreck off Haiti likely not Columbus ship

A shipwreck off the north coast of Haiti probably isn’t a lost flagship of Christopher Columbus as a U.S. explorer has claimed, the country’s culture minister says.An analysis of the wreckage by a team of experts from UNESCO is expected within days but Culture Minister Monique Rocourt said the evidence she has seen and heard so far indicates that the wreckage is not the Santa Maria, which struck a reef and foundered in December 1492.

read more Official: Wreck off Haiti likely not Columbus ship – The Washington Post.

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This entry was posted on September 27, 2014 by in Archaeology.

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