Thursday, January 8, 2015

Orichalcum Found in 2,600 Year Old Shipwreck Off Coast of Sicily

The Daily Mail reports on the discovery of 39 ingots of Orichalcum found in a 2,600 year old shipwreck off the coast of Sicily. You may wonder what is the significance of the find. It is because orichalcum, a red alloy composed primarily of copper and tin, was associated with Atlantis in Plato's account, which describes buildings being coated with the material.

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