It is also possible that the young man was a slave, underwater archaeologist Mark Dunkley from the organization Historic England said.
He explained, "The crew would be able to get off relatively fast. Those shackled would have no opportunity to escape."
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Supporting his theory is the fact that corroded iron objects were found surrounding the bones. Additional research is needed to determine if the objects were indeed shackles.
Very few human remains have been found on shipwrecks. Two others include a skull found in a Roman soldier's helmet near Sardinia and a skeleton discovered inside of a sunken sarcophagus near the Greek island of Syrna.
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