‘Elgin Marbles’ Lord Elgin’s Ship Laden With Ancient Treasures Discovered!

Divers lifting wooden pulley lifts from the wreck site.

According to a Fox News report, marine archaeologists have recovered ancient treasures from the wreck of the Mentor, a ship used by the controversial Lord Elgin to transport a hoard of artifacts taken from Greece.

The ship, which was carrying a cargo of 17 boxes of antiquities, sank in September 1802 after striking rocks off the island of Kythira. Much of the ship’s cargo, including the controversial “Elgin Marbles,” was recovered in a salvage mission after its sinking. However, many ancient...


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