Shark curry dinner leads to 13th century medallion find: A shark curry dinner in Malaysia turns up an unexpected...

Shark curry dinner leads to 13th century medallion find: A shark curry dinner in Malaysia turns up an unexpected...

A baby shark being prepared for lunch gave a family here a big surprise – an ancient artifact believed to be dated long before the Portuguese conquest of Malacca. Housewife Suseela Menon, from Klebang, made the priceless discovery while filleting the fish for lunch. It is believed to be a medallion worn by the Portuguese soldiers, presumably as a divine protection, during their conquests in this part of the world in the 16th century. One side of the medallion is a profile of a woman’s head with a crown and encircled by a halo and an inscription that is unclear.

Full article: http://www.southeastasianarchaeology.com/2012/02/23/shark...

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