World’s Oldest Intact Shipwreck Discovered at Bottom of Black Sea After 2,400 Years

A remarkably intact ancient Greek merchant ship from 2,400 years ago has been found at the bottom of the Black Sea. Read More >>

Ancient Skeleton Uncovered at the Antikythera Shipwreck

Marine archaeologists have found the partial remains of a 2,000-year-old skeleton while conducting an excavation at the Antikythera shipwreck, the famous site that yielded the freakishly advanced Antikythera Mechanism. Incredibly, the ancient remains could still contain traces of DNA. Read More >>

The World’s Oldest Computer May Have Been Used to Predict the Future

Discovered in an ancient shipwreck near Crete in 1901, the freakishly advanced Antikythera Mechanism has been called the world’s first computer. A decades-long investigation into the 2,000 year-old-device is shedding new light onto this mysterious device, including the revelation that it may have been used for more than just astronomy. Read More >>