Mongolian shipwreck from Kublai Khan’s 13th century invasion of Japan discovered by archaeologists

A shipwreck from a failed Mongolian invasion of Japan in the 13th century has been discovered by archaeologists working at the underwater Takashima Kozaki site.

Researchers from the University of the Ryukyus and the Matsuura city board of education said it was the second shipwreck from the invasion ordered by Kublai Khan. Three other potential wrecks have also been found but are yet to be confirmed, archaeology professor Yoshifumi Ikeda told the Asahi Shimbun.


Ixel Balamke

Ixel Balamke was one of the two founding members of Sekhet-Bast-Ra in Oklahoma City. Currently living in the Twin Cities, she is currently the LBM of Leaping Laughter Lodge. She also is a Meanad and lover of fine wines. Her life long partner Hunahpu and she are well known for their Wine Tastings at NOTOCON. Together they have a small wine cellar that currently holds over 300 bottles.

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