The Greek Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute returned to the Antikythera Shipwreck from May 22 through to June 11. The results were interesting, with part of a bronze spear connecting to the one that was recovered in 2014 and four parts from marble sculptures where a left wrist was discerned. A gold ring was also among the sixty finds recovered from the same shipwreck where the Antikythera Mechanism had been found.
The systematic underwater excavations that began last fall continued in the new investigation. The finds were at a depth of 55 meters. Data from the ship itself was enlightening such as the different types of nails, lead finishing and a pipe, probably from a pump.
Underwater archaeologists will return to the shipwreck at the end of August. They believe that another keel is also at the same area.
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