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Antikythera shipwreck yields human remains

This Roman-era shipwreck was discovered by divers off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1900. Since then, numerous expeditions have resulted in fascinating discoveries—with the world's oldest computer, the Antikythera mechanism, being perhaps the most famous. Recently, divers also discovered human remains at the site.


Scientists uncovered a skeleton from the ancient world’s most famous — and mysterious — shipwreck

By Sarah Kaplan

The Washington Post

September 20, 2016

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