Great Basses wreck
The Great Basses wreck is an early 18th-century shipwreck on Great Basses Reef, about 12 km off the south coast of Sri Lanka, discovered by Arthur C. Clarke and Mike Wilson in 1961. The ship, ultimately identified as belonging to the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb, yielded fused bags of silver rupees, cannons, and other artifacts. The discovery was carefully documented and became the basis for the book The Treasure of the Great Reef. 
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- Throckmorton, Peter (1964). "The Great Basses Wreck" (PDF). Expedition. 6 (3, Spring): 21–31. ISSN 0014-4738. Retrieved 3 February 2010.
- "Taj Mahal Treasure - The Discovery". Retrieved 22 December 2010.
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