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Shipwreck artifacts, Antikythera (Greece) - 1955

Major collection: Science & Technology
Named collection: Harold E. Edgerton Collection
Object type: color slide
Maker: Edgerton, Harold Eugene
Place made: Greece
Date made: 1980-03
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Antikythera, Greece
Measurements: 2" x 2"

Marble statues retrieved from the Antikythera shipwreck in Greece in 1901, in museum courtyard; mostly first century BCE Roman copies of Greek originals. The wrecksite was revisited by a Cousteau expedition in 1955. (CC)


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