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CLOCKWISE FROM LEFT: CHARLES ESHELMAN—FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES; PETER MUHLY—AFP/GETTY IMAGES; MIKE COPPOLA—GETTY IMAGES; STANLEY LEARY—AP; MICHEL BOUTEFEU—GETTY IMAGES

The Titanic was found underwater in 1985. That’s 73 years after it sank. Today, scientists are still discovering objects from this historic ship. The artifacts teach us about the Titanic and the people on board. Which artifact do you think is the most interesting?

Mug

CHARLES ESHELMAN—FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES

The White Star Line was the company that ran the Titanic.

Clothing

MIKE COPPOLA—GETTY IMAGES

Who wore this vest? Was it a worker? A passenger?

Playing cards

STANLEY LEARY—AP

Passengers aboard the Titanic played games to pass the time.

Propeller

KRISTA FEW—GETTY IMAGES

The Titanic’s propeller helped move the ship. It was big!

Binoculars

MICHEL BOUTEFEU—GETTY IMAGES

A person on the Titanic used these. What did he or she see from the ship?

Violin

PETER MUHLY—AFP/GETTY IMAGES

The bandleader kept playing as the Titanic sank.

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