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Antikythera Wreck has more Surprises?

By January 18, 2013

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The Roman era shipwreck which yielded the Antikythera mechanism has been surveyed for the first time since 1976, and the conclusions are tantalising: according to this Sci-Tech Today article, the ship is twice as long as previously believed, may be two ships, and includes a number of "calcified objects" which hints at possible further discoveries. Of course, as the experts analysing the wreck explain they might also be bronze nails. The article has quotes from the team.


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