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Archaeologists in Madagascar say they have found what is thought to be the treasure of notorious Scottish pirate William Kidd.
Soldiers have been guarding the 50kg silver bar at Sainte Marie island after divers brought it to shore.
Madagascar's president and UK and US diplomats received the suspected treasure at a ceremony on the island.
Capt Kidd was executed in 1701 for piracy after returning from a voyage to the Indian Ocean.
Adventure Galley succeeded in capturing two vessels off India and brought them back to Madagascar, but by the spring of 1698 the ship's hull had become so rotten and leaky that she was no longer seaworthy. She was stripped of anything movable and sunk off the north-eastern coast of Madagascar.