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Danish sea monster on display in Swedish museum

Paul Heymont ·
Swedish divers have hauled up a monster (or a grinning dog if you see it that way) once intended to impress or frighten enemy sailors facing a warship built in the late 1400s for King Hans of Denmark. The ship sank after a fire near the Swedish...
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After 500 years, figurehead returns to Copenhagen

Paul Heymont ·
A 300 kilo figurehead, salvaged last year from a Danish ship that sank off Sweden's coast over 500 years ago, has now returned to a Copenhagen museum.
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