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Head of Hercules, Human Teeth Recovered – ARTnews.com

A marble head of the mythical Greek hero Hercules, human teeth, and other artifacts were recovered from a 2,000-year-old Antikythera shipwreck, according to a press release from archaeologists excavating the underwater site. The world’s oldest-known analogue computer, the Antikythera Mechanism, which was found more than a century ago, came from the same location. The Roman-era cargo ship, ca. 60 BCE, was found off the ...

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