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
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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