Persons featured have included Zena Halpern discussing her theory about North African gold and sharing copies of a French map of the island which she claims is dated 1347; J. Season 6 began airing November 13, 2018. Compatible device and high-speed, broadband Internet connection required. After smashing the mysterious obstruction with a chisel bit, hammergrab operator Michel Oullette attempts to remove it, but is unable to get a good grip on it due to its shape and orientation. Not long afterwards, Barkhouse discovers another rusted hinge, which Drayton claims is also of the type normally found on chests or boxes.
In an interview, Rick states that, years earlier, Dan Blankenship and Fred Nolan once carbon dated one of these stakes to 1575 A. For personal and non-commercial use only. Season 6, Episode 19 April 2, 2019 Season 6, Episode 19 April 2, 2019 The days are getting shorter and only a few weeks remain before the fellowship must end operations for the winter. Roosevelt, who all financed or took part in digs in what's become one of the longest treasure hunts in history. However, at least one academic contends that the oldest version of it graces an 11th Century B. Programming subject to regional availability, blackouts, and device restrictions. Initially, the city was founded as a colony of , an ancient mariner society centered around the Lebanese city of Tyre.
However, she retained one particular characteristic with which Astarte was never attributed: she was associated with child mortality, either as a protective guardian of the souls of dead children or as an idol to which children were sacrificed. In time, the two goddesses were indistinguishable from each other. Gradually, as Phoenicia began to lose its grip on the Mediterranean due to increased trading competition with the Archaic Greeks and the Etruscans ancient Italians , Carthage began to eclipse its Middle Eastern progenitor. Number of permitted concurrent streams will vary based on the terms of your subscription. While the crew members struggle with their predicament, Jack Begley and Gary Drayton make an ominous discovery. Rick and Marty have engaged the assistance of father-and-son Dan and Dave Blankenship, permanent residents of the island who have likewise been searching for treasure since the 1960s. Theories range from pirate treasure to Shakespeare's Lost Folios to a priceless religious artifact brought over by the Knights Templar.
Equipped with metal detectors, the treasure hunters search the area for anything out of the ordinary. At a depth of 75 feet, the oscillator seizes up and begins leaking hydraulic fluid. Tanit eventually evolved to become everything for the Carthaginians that Astarte was for the Phoenicians. By the 7th Century B. The team is determined to excavate under the giant crane pad in Smith's Cove, confident they'll make their greatest breakthrough yet. Although there is some controversy regarding her origin, most historians agree that Tanit was not exclusively a Punic goddess.
Rick soon discovers a large, axe-sharpened wooden stake matching the description of the mysterious survey markers which Fred Nolan discovered in the swamp in 1969. This is not the first time the completion of a shaft or drillhole has been precluded by some sort of underground obstruction. In October 2017, a fifth season was announced, which began airing on November 7, 2017. Most modern-day historians believe that the ancient city of Carthage, located on the coast of northern Tunisia, was established sometime in the 9th Century B. Dan Blankenship died on March 17, 2019, at age 95. The myths of the island have proven irresistible to many, including historical figures like John Wayne, Errol Flynn and Franklin D. The series discusses the history of the island, recent discoveries, theories, and prior attempts to investigate the site.
But do any of them mean anything? The symbol which the people of Carthage used to represent Tanit consisted of an isosceles triangle topped by a horizontal arm which was sometimes crooked upwards at the elbows which, in turn, was topped with a circle. In 1795, three teenage boys discovered a strange, man-made hole on Oak Island, a small, wooded island just off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. Oftentimes, the circle was crowned with a downward-facing crescent. . Later, Rick Lagina and Charles Barkhouse head to the northern section of the Oak Island swamp, formerly owned by Fred Nolan.
Pricing, channels, features, content, and compatible devices subject to change. The Curse of Oak Island Genre Narrated by Country of origin Canada Original language s English No. It has also been suggested by Zena Halpern, without evidence, that the Templars worshipped the Phoenician goddess Tanit. But it's also the moment of truth for the fellowship as the guys are faced with a difficult choice: quit or continue. Marty and his brother Rick obtained a controlling interest in Oak Island Tours, which reportedly owns most of the island.
The going is smooth, and the team members expect to reach their target depth without much trouble. If you enjoyed this article and would like to help support this website, please check out our online bookshop:. Season 5, Episode 12 - A Key to the Mystery Season 5, Episde 11 - Moving Targets Season 5, Episode 10 - The Signs of a Cross Season 5, Episode 9 - The French Connection Season 5, Episode 8 - Dan's Breakthrough Season 5, Episode 7 - The Lot Thickens Season 5, Episode 6 - Remains of the Day Season 5, Episode 5 - Bone Dry Season 5, Episode 4 - Close Call Season 5, Episode 3 - Obstruction Season 5, Episode 2 - Dead Man's Chest. Halpern congratulates the treasure hunters on their find and ends the conversation, whereupon Rick suggests that the team ought to have the cross analyzed by professionals in order to determine the veracity of her claim. Most historians agree that the sign of Tanit first began to appear in Carthage in the 6th Century B. Season 6, Episode 22 April 30, 2019 Season 6, Episode 22 April 30, 2019 In the season finale, the team is handed a shocking new theory that may connect the Oak Island treasure to the birth of a nation. After searching for some time, Drayton unearths a decorative hinge which he likens to treasure chest hinges he has extracted from Spanish shipwrecks.