Antikythera Shipwreck is discovered

Last updated: December 3, 2017 at 5:29 am

[ 1900 ] Greek sponge divers discover the Antikythera Shipwreck and recover artifacts, including the oldest known analog computer (Antikythera Mechanism). The wreck sank to depths between 45 and 70 m (150-230 ft) circa 60 B.C.

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Researched by Diving Almanac & Book of Records official

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Jeffrey Gallant

Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac & Book of Records. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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