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Tigro, your point is well taken.

Dr. Ballard stated once that there was a difference in finding an Egyptian tomb and taking artifacts from Titanic in that we already know large amounts of data from ships like Titanic and the year 1912 in general (as Titanic has two other sisters which we have artifacts from). This is unlike ancient Egypt where we do not have large amounts of documented history or information, and therefore, each new find adds to our knowledge.

I believe it is a grave, just like the USS Arizona in Pearl Harbor, or HMS Royal Oak in Scapa Flow, and indeed, there might be some human remains down there.

If you read "Ghosts of the Titanic" by Charles Pellegrino, he states that human bone fragments and pieces of clothing may still survive in the "anoxic beds" around the stern section.

One time he was helping clean the "muck and grime" off a soup toureen that was salvaged, and found some bone fragments to his horror (They turned out to be animal bones, like duck or something, as if part of the last meal on Titanic). Therefore, that part of the stern (at or near the anoxic beds) are off limits to further salvage.
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