Mystery items point to what could be one of the most important shipwreck finds in SA

18 August 2019 - 00:00 By BOBBY JORDAN

They don't look like much to the naked eye: a 10cm piece of copper wire, about the size of an earthworm; a chunk of barnacled iron; and several rusty spikes, all retrieved from deep in the sand just a musket's shot from some of Cape Town's swankiest beachfront balconies.

But viewed together these mystery items point to what could be one of the most important shipwreck finds in SA...

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