Objects

Welcome to the archived version of the MIT Museum's online collections portal! This site was used to test features and content for the newly redesigned MIT Museum Collections site, which has now launched with over 106,000 objects. Please use the new MIT Museum Collections site for further research and discovery. Webmuseum.mit.edu remains online during the transition period but will not receive new updates or content.

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: France
Materials: 35mm film; cardboard
Site location: Antikythera, Greece
Measurements: 2" x 2"

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


HEE-SC-00294

Related Media

Related Objects

thumbnail Shipwreck artifacts, Antikythera (Greece) - 1955
HEE-SC-00293
Edgerton, Harold Eugene
1980-03
View

Related People

thumbnail Edgerton, Harold Eugene
American
1903-1990; electrical engineer; professor
View
thumbnail Cousteau, Jacques-Yves
France
View