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Scientist tackles mystery of ancient astronomical device

The shoebox-size chunk of bronze didn’t attract much attention when divers retrieved it from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera in 1901. Archaeologists on the expedition had their hands full with far more impressive finds, including life-size statues of warriors and horses, delicate glass bowls and scores of ceramic vessels called amphorae.

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This entry was posted on January 7, 2015 by in Archaeology, Astronomy.

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