Celadons from the Sinan ship. Photo: South Korea’s Cultural Heritage Administration

Priceless 14th-century Chinese treasure seized in South Korea after looter attempts sale to Japanese collectors

  • The cache of pottery was plundered from a Chinese trade vessel, now called the Sinan ship, that sank off the southern coast of South Korea in 1323
  • The haul confirms long-standing rumours that undersea treasure hunters were pillaging the ship, according to an expert
Topic |   South Korea

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Celadons from the Sinan ship. Photo: South Korea’s Cultural Heritage Administration
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