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Antikythera Mechanism More Ancient Than Believed

The Antikythera mechanism, the ancient clock like device that tracked the cycles of the solar system, is more ancient than it has been estimated so far, according to a new study. The mechanism, also called the world's oldest computer by...

New Video of Antikythera Shipwreck Treasures

A new video of the Antikythera ancient shipwreck has been released by kithera.gr showing the impressive underwater findings. The video is seven minutes long and presents all important information regarding the findings so far, along with the historical facts pertaining...

Video Maps Antikythera Shipwreck and Shows New Discoveries

Despite the official attempt to keep a lid on the discoveries of the latest Antikythera shipwreck expedition, some details from a video showing the new discoveries have been leaked. According to sources familiar with the video, the bronze spear that was discovered, was...

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 researchers map the the ancient shipwreck's immediate environs. The international team, which has already started geophysical...

Special Diving Gear To Explore Antikythera Underwater Archaeological Site

The Antikythera Mechanish is known for being the world’s oldest computer device. It was used by ancient Greeks to track the solar system's cycles. The device was discovered by sponge divers near a shipwreck just off the coast of the Greek...

Archaeology to Enlist 'Robot Suit' to Scour Seabed Near Roman-era Antikythera Shipwreck

Using the latest advances in technology and robotics, archaeology will strive to extract more secrets from an ancient shipwreck that once yielded the unique Antikythera Mechanism, representing one of humanity's earliest steps on the road to high technology. The 2000-year-old...

Ancient Greek Technology Exhibit in Chania

The citizens of Chania, as well as the visitors of the city, have the opportunity to visit a unique exhibition during the holiday season. Costas Kotsanas’ original Museum of Ancient Greek Technology can usually be found in Katakolo, Greece. However,...

Antikythera Wreck's Final Museum Run

The unique exhibition, The Antikythera Shipwreck: the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism, which is currently on show at the Archaeological Museum in Athens, will close on April 28 after a year-long run. The exhibition, which opened on April 5 last...

Archaeologists Revisit Ancient Greek Computer Wreck Site

A new search has begun at a Greek island where an ancient device known as the world's "oldest computer" was found more than over a century ago, an official said on Oct. 4, adding that other discoveries were possible. Archaeologists...

Antikythera Mechanism Becomes Lego Game

The Antikythera mechanism is regarded to be humanity's oldest computer. It dates back to the early 1st century BC and is designed so that ancient Greek astronomers were able to calculate astronomical positions. Local divers discovered it in a shipwreck...