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New Antikythera Shipwreck Discoveries Exhibited

The Culture Ministry of Greece presented three discoveries from the Antikythera shipwreck in an academic event at the Aikaterini Laskaridi Foundation on Wednesday. The event entitled "Return to Antikythera" was a presentation of the underwater excavation results and the project's future. Three...

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...

Greek Culture Ministry Announces New Antikythera Shipwreck Discoveries

Greece's Culture Ministry announced the new Antikythera shipwreck discoveries and released pictures from the expedition. According to the Ministry, divers have recovered a solid copper spear with a butt cap called a sauroter (Greek for "lizard killer"), which is believed to have been part...

Antikythera Shipwreck Featured on CNN

In the azure waters off the rocky coast of Antikythera, a remote island in the Mediterranean with a population of less than 50, lies one of history's most intriguing shipwrecks, CNN reports. In 1900, sponge divers from the Greek island...

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...

Discoveries at Antikythera Shipwreck to be Announced

Although the scientific expedition exploring the ancient Antikythera shipwreck was launched on September 15, the discoveries have yet to be announced. Greek newspaper "Ta Nea," citing claims by the chairman of the "Aikaterini Laskaridis" foundation and one of the mission's sponsors, Panos Laskaridis,...

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...

International Mission Exploring Antikythera Shipwreck

A shipwreck in Antikythera, which was discovered just off the coast of Antikythera in the southern Aegean, Greece, will be explored by a mission including Greek and international experts. Archaeologists and scientists from all around the world will dive down to...