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National Archaeological Museum to Present Temporary Exhibition of the Antikythera Shipwreck

All antiquities recovered in 1900-1901 and 1976 from the legendary shipwreck off the islet of Antikythera, south of the Peloponnese, will be presented for the first time in...

World's First Computer Was Found in Greek Shipwreck at Antikythera

It was exactly 117 years ago -- May 17, 1902 -- when Spirydon Stais visited a museum which housed treasures from an ancient shipwreck. Among...

Antikythera Greek Shipwreck Exhibit Attracts Beijing Crowds

Greece’s Central Archaeological Council has decided to extend an exhibit of artifacts from the Antikythera shipwreck which are currently on display at The Palace Museum in...

Samaras to Visit Antikythera as Famous Shipwreck is Mapped

On Sunday, October 5, Prime Minister Antonis Samaras will visit the area of the famous Antikythera shipwreck. The trip comes as a group of Greek, American and Swiss...

The Antikythera Mechanism Secret Solved

Scientists discovered that the Antikythera Mechanism was an elaborate construction of gears which controlled dials tracking the planets.

The Cosmos of Ancient Greece’s Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera computer captured the ancient Greek passion for mathematics and especially geometry. By Evaggelos Vallianatos The second century BC was a time of the golden...

New Images Show 300-Year-Old “Holy Grail of Shipwrecks”

New photos of the 300-year-old "holy grail of shipwrecks" that is thought to hold billions of dollars in gold and treasure have been released. The...

The Legacy of the Antikythera Mechanism Discovered on This Day in 1901

The Antikythera Mechanism, widely believed to be the world’s first computer, was among wreckage retrieved from a shipwreck off the coast of the Greek...

Antikythera Mechanism Designed by Archimedes, Say Experts

The Antikythera Mechanism, humanity's first computer, which was found by sponge divers in 1901, was designed by the great mathematician Archimedes, says a team...

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

The isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnese, is like paradise.