1/7/2013

A well-known shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island Antikythera might actually be two shipwrecks, according to research presented at the annual meeting for the Archaeological Institute of America. The Roman shipwreck, found in the early 1900s, has been uniquely too deep and too remote for most to explore, but a new effort in October allowed scientists to dive deeper into the wreck. The site is most known for the Antikythera mechanism, a device made of complicated bronze gears that determined astronomical positions.

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