Buying a Man for Ten Shackles: Portuguese Slave Trade on a Basque Shipwreck | underwater archeology

It sank 500 years ago, close to the coast and less than ten meters deep, in the bay of Getaria, in the Basque Country, loaded with copper ingots and other important exchange currencies. Apparently, it could not resist the very strong northwest winds that hit the region, close to a small town with the same name, reduced to rubble in the first half of the 19th century.

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