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'X-ray gun' used to study 800-year-old shipwreck

Researchers have been investigating the incredible cargo from an 800-year-old shipwreck for years, trying to uncover its secrets. Now, with the help of what researchers called an X-ray gun, they know more about where the beautiful ceramics found on board were made and about the ship's route.

Treasure trove reveals origins of 800-year-old shipwreck

The discovery of a shipwreck, thousands of luxury items and the equivalent of a centuries-old "Made in China" label sounds like the makings of a mystery. And it has been for decades, as scientists tried to understand more about an ancient ship that sank in the Java Sea, off the coast of Indonesia.

Coast Guard ship found after 100 years

The Coast Guard Cutter McCulloch collided with a passenger ship and sank when dense fog rolled onto the Southern California coast on June 13, 1917.