Update: Namibian shipwreck not Dias’, but still awesome

The booty-packed shipwreck De Beers operators found off the coast of Namibia cannot have been explorer Bartolomeu Dias’ caravel. Dias ship went down in 1500. The Namibian vessel includes gold coins dated 1525. The Dias thing was always a bit of a long shot. Meanwhile, the find remains an extraordinarily rich one. Apart from the …