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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 Beijing, China. The exhibit has drawn such enormous crowds that the Council felt it was the...

Greek Archaeological Discoveries Ranked Among the Most Important of 2016

Two Greek archaeological finds are included in the list of the top 10 most important discoveries in the world for 2016 according to Archaeology magazine. The remains of 80 men shackled together at the wrists in a mass grave at...

Greece's Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities Celebrates 40 Years

Greece's Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities on Friday celebrated 40 years of documenting and protecting the country's rich underwater heritage. The ephorate presented the latest impressive findings of archaeological research of the 2015-2016 period in a conference at the Acropolis Museum....

2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered During Second Phase Underwater Excavation of Antikythera Shipwreck

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck took place from August 28 to September 14 and has revealed more treasures and items of interest for archaeologists. This excavation has found a 2,000-year-old depth...

The Search for More Artifacts at the Antikythera Shipwreck Expedition Starts Thursday

The second phase of the 2016 underwater excavation of the 1st century B.C. Antikythera shipwreck will begin on Thursday, the head of the Hellenic Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities Dr. Angeliki Simosi told the ANA on Tuesday. "The machines are being...

Return to Antikythera Shipwreck Yields Another 60 Treasures

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...

Greek Scientists Call Antikythera Mechanism 'World's First Computer'

The overall analysis of the inscriptions found inside the Antikythera Mechanism was presented on Thursday by the study group of the enigmatic object. In an event held at the Katerina Laskaridis Historical Foundation Library. The findings are the result of...

Archaeologists Recover More than 50 Objects in Antikythera Shipwreck Expedition

More than 50 objects were recovered during the underwater expedition at the site of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck between August 26 and September 16, the study of which archaeologists hope will expand scientific knowledge about the wreck and its...

Τhe Μystery of the Antikythera Shipwreck Further Unfolds

The Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities, in collaboration with the American Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has completed the digital underwater surveying and dimensional precision display of the Shipwreck of Antikythera. Last year's imprinting pinpointed the exact shipwreck site of the vessel...

Greek Archaeological Body Approves New 5-year Excavation at Antikythera Shipwreck

An international archaeological expedition diving at the site of the Antikythera shipwreck in southern Greece has received the green light to continue its investigation in the area for the next five years, it was announced on Friday. The Greek Central...