Divers Couldn’t Believe What Survived This 340-Year-Old Shipwreck

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The Shipwrecked Sailors Enjoyed Music

The divers also uncovered a number of musical instruments including a trumpet, three violins, and a viola da gamba, which was an expensive instrument that likely belonged to one of the ship’s officers.

One of the violins is believed to be one of the oldest existing violins in the entire world. With these instruments, historians were able to catch a glimpse of what life was like for these 17th-century sailors.

The sailors obviously found ways to keep busy at sea, but what could they possibly need a small black jar for?

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