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  • Bill Curtsinger/2008 National Geographic This ring recovered from the wreck site of the Whydah has been the subject of much conjecture.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

  • They include treasure chests, painstakingly restored cannons, pistols and swords, slabs of weathered timber from the shipwreck and a bell inscribed with the ship's name - cementing Clifford's claim that the Whydah is the world's only fully authenticated pirate ship to be discovered.

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  • The exhibition included real pirate treasure from the Whydah ship.

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  • “Commercial interests” on land and sea have made many high profile discoveries in recent years AND have worked with the archaeological community - examples The Whydah, Attocha, CSS Central America, CSS Hunley …

    A Victory in the War of Wrecks

  • Organized by the National Geographic Society, the exhibition centers on legendary pirate Sam Bellamy and his ship, the Whydah, which was discovered off the coast of Cape Cod in 1984.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

  • Gregory Manchess/Arts and Exhibitions International This artist rendering by Gregory Manchess shows the scene of the Whydah as it was captured by pirates led by Sam Bellamy in February of 1717.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

  • Matthew Prefontaine/Arts and Exhibitions International This bell provided confirmation that the shipwreck was indeed the Whydah, a pirate ship which sank during a storm in 1717.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

  • Kenneth Garrett/2008 National Geographic Some of the finest treasure found in the Whydah wreckage was Akan gold jewelry from West Africa.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

  • Matthew Prefontaine/Arts and Exhibitions International A scale model of the Whydah shows the parts of the deck -- including the bell, wheel, and rigging -- as they may have looked.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

  • Matthew Prefontaine/Arts and Exhibitions International A life-size replica the Whydah stern is on display as part of the exhibition.

    Treasures from a Sunken Pirate Ship

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  • treasure ship that sunk off Cape Cod

    October 23, 2010