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‘Antikythera Shipwreck’ Exhibition in Beijing Extended to February 2019

An exhibition on Greece's Antikythera shipwreck, running at The Palace Museum in Beijing, China, will be extended by two months, after the event received a huge turnout.

‘Ionis’ Takes Over Piraeus-Kythira Ferry Route

The ‘Ionis’ vessel has replaced the ‘Vitsentzos Kornaros’ and will depart twice a week from Piraeus to Kythira, Antikythira, Kissamos and Gythio.

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.

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.

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...