Experts set to unravel puzzle of a Chinese ship that sank near Lamu

File | NATION
Ms Mwamaka Sheriff, who is studying Chinese medicine, in China on a scholarship is a descendant of the Chinese sailors who survived a 15th Century ship tragedy off the Lamu Archipelago.

What you need to know:

  • Vessel, which was part of Zheng He’s fleet, is said to have met its fate in Kenyan waters 600 years ago

The long-awaited work to unravel the history of a Chinese vessel that sank in Kenyan waters more than 600 years ago is set to begin with the arrival of Chinese archaeologists.

Welcome!

You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.