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Captain Morgan's treasure unearthed in Panama

An original Pirate of the Caribbean's loot from the 17th century has been recovered from the ocean and will go on show
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Cannon belonging to Captain Henry Morgan undergo a preservation process in the Patronato Panama Viejo (Old Panama Trust). The cannons were originally discovered by Fritz Hanselmann, lead project archeologist, in 2010.

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