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Ancient Shipwrecks Found Near Greece’s Levitha Islet

Five 2,000-year-old shipwrecks have been discovered near the Greek islet of Levitha with very significant finds, according to the Greek Culture Ministry.

Antikythera Shipwreck Fascinates Again as New Treasures Come to Light

The 2,000-year-old Antikythera shipwreck has yet again taken archaeologists by surprise with new treasures, including a bronze disk, a bronze arm and fragments of statues.

More Ancient Treasures Come to Light at Kythira Shipwreck

More ancient treasures were uncovered by marine archaeologists at underwater excavations of the legendary shipwreck, the Mentor, at Kythira.

Antikythera Shipwreck May Shed Light into Ancient Travel Ways

The skeletal remains found at a 2,000-year-old shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera may shed light into the habits of ancient travelers and what caused the ship’s sinking, the Greek culture ministry said recently.

More Shipwrecks Found off Fournoi Isles Fascinate the World

The number of shipwrecks found around the Greek island complex of Fournoi comes to 45 after a second archaeological research mission uncovered and documented 23 more wrecks during June 8-July 2.

Greek-US Antikythera Mechanism Mission Produces 60 New Finds

A recent survey of the 2,000-year-old Greek “Antikythera mechanism”, found on an ancient shipwreck by sponge divers in 1901 near the islet of Antikythera, has produced some 60 artifacts and revealed new functions, including the first hint that the device was used to make...

Not One, Not Two… but 22 Shipwrecks Come to Light in Greek Archipelago

A 13-day underwater expedition near the Greek islets of Fourni, between the eastern Aegean islands of Samos and Ikaria, revealed an unimaginable treasure a month ago, when marine archaeologists discovered the remains of 22 shipwrecks, some over 2,500 years old.