The Antikythera Shipwreck
In 1900, sponge divers discovered the wreck of an ancient Greek galley off the Aegean island of Antikythera more than fifty metres deep under the surface. 939 more words
Luck and science united when underwater archaeologists found a set of 2,000-year-old human remains that still contained DNA near an ancient shipwreck off the coast of Antikythera, according to… 310 more words
This mechanism was discovered in 1901, in a Roman era shipwreck, off the Greek island of Antikythera, which is a bit north of Crete.
It has been dated to between 100BCE and 205BCE, with the older date considered the best estimate. 104 more words