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A newly discovered statue of Hercules and its link to the Antikythera mechanism (PHOTOS)

Greek City Times 01 Jul 2022
The discoveries at the Antikythera shipwreck included parts of marble statues, human teeth and bronze and iron nails, said Lorenz E ... At the end of the project in 2025, the team aims to publish its findings on the “Return to Antikythera.” But they believe that there will still be more to find in the shipwreck.
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Archaeologists Find More Treasures From the Antikythera Wreck

The Maritime Executive 01 Jul 2022
A team led by the Swiss School of Archaeology in Greece has completed a landmark project at a famous shipwreck site off Antikythera, a small island between the Peloponnese and Crete ... The Antikythera Wreck from the first century BCE is known best for a single piece of its cargo ... Nikos Giannoulakis / Return to Antikythera ... ....
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An Excavation in the Sea Depths Recovers Hercules From the Afterlife

New York Times 30 Jun 2022
An ancient shipwreck off the coast of Greece is yielding secrets as an archaeological exploration project dives deeper. The effort relies on technological innovation ... .
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Massive marble head found at Antikythera Shipwreck

Heritage Daily 20 Jun 2022
Archaeologists have announced the discovery of a massive marble head at the Antikythera Shipwreck in Greece, the site where the Antikythera mechanism was previously discovered in 1901 ... The study project of the Antikythera shipwreck is being conducted by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.
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Antikythera shipwreck dig season brings up massive marble head

Ekathimerini 20 Jun 2022
This year’s findings were discovered after massive rocks weighing several tons were lifted out of the sea and exposed parts of the shipwreck not visible to date ... The Antikythera shipwreck, the richest ancient wreck ever discovered, according to the site dedicated to the project, was discovered by Greek sponge divers in 1900.
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Antikythera underwater excavation digs up amazing discovery

Greek City Times 20 Jun 2022
The Antikythera shipwreck, the richest ancient wreck ever discovered, according to the site dedicated to the project (http.//antikythera.org.gr/), was discovered by Greek sponge divers in 1900 ... antikythera, Archeological excavation, greece, Greek news, Kythera, National Archaeological Museum, shipwreck, Underwater Archaeology.
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Warship sunk off NC in ‘astounding’ shape, experts say

Reflector 10 Jun 2022
One of the nation’s most revered military shipwrecks was visited in May by a NOAA-backed team and they made a surprising discovery 16 miles off North Carolina ... “During those (2002) projects, it was necessary to cut into the ironclad’s armorbelt, hull and deck to gain access to the turret since the shipwreck was on top of it.
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Experts: Sunken warship in ‘astounding’ shape

Daily Advance 07 Jun 2022
One of the nation’s most revered military shipwrecks was visited in May by a NOAA-backed team and they made a surprising discovery 16 miles off North Carolina ... “During those (2002) projects, it was necessary to cut into the ironclad’s armorbelt, hull and deck to gain access to the turret since the shipwreck was on top of it.
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USS Monitor, Civil War ship sunk off N.C., is in ‘astounding’ shape, experts say

The Virginian-Pilot 06 Jun 2022
One of the nation’s most revered military shipwrecks was visited in May by a NOAA-backed team and they made a surprising discovery 16 miles off North Carolina ... “During those (2002) projects, it was necessary to cut into the ironclad’s armorbelt, hull, and deck to gain access to the turret since the shipwreck was on top of it.
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Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Connection with Golden Ray Shipwreck Against Galveston Salvage Company

Victoria Advocate 06 Jun 2022
Golden Ray Shipwreck is largest salvage operation since Exxon-Valdez ... In 2019, Defendant bid on a complex salvage project off the coast of Georgia, following the capsize of the Golden Ray. The Golden Ray shipwreck is the largest salvage operation in the history of the United States.
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No sea serpents, mobsters but Tahoe trash divers strike gold

Longview News-Journal 05 Jun 2022
But Colin West, founder of the nonprofit environmental group that launched the project, Clean Up the Lake, said there have been some surprises. Divers think they spotted shipwreck planks near Dead Man’s Point, where tribal tales tell of a Loch-Ness-Monster-like creature — later dubbed “Tahoe Tessie”— living beneath Cave Rock.
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Other than being sunk on the ocean floor, USS Monitor in 'astounding condition'

Independent Tribune 01 Jun 2022
CAPE HATTERAS — One of the nation’s most revered military shipwrecks was visited in May by a team and they made a surprising discovery 16 miles off North Carolina ... “During those (2002) projects, it was necessary to cut into the ironclad’s armorbelt, hull, and deck to gain access to the turret since the shipwreck was on top of it.
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Civil War ship sunk off North Carolina in 1862 is still in ‘astounding’ shape, stunned experts say

Stars and Stripes 30 May 2022
“During those (2002) projects, it was necessary to cut into the ironclad’s armorbelt, hull, and deck to gain access to the turret since the shipwreck was on top of it. The question for us at NOAA was, did those cuts into the shipwreck cause further deterioration? Would we see significant changes caused by these actions today?”.
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Warship sunk off NC in 1862 is still in ‘astounding’ shape, stunned experts say

Hickory Record 30 May 2022
One of the nation’s most revered military shipwrecks was visited in May by a NOAA-backed team and they made a surprising discovery 16 miles off North Carolina ... “During those (2002) projects, it was necessary to cut into the ironclad’s armorbelt, hull, and deck to gain access to the turret since the shipwreck was on top of it.
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No mobsters in cement shoes, but Lake Tahoe trash divers strike gold

Michigan Live 20 May 2022
But Colin West, founder of the nonprofit environmental group that launched the project, Clean Up the Lake, said there have been some surprises. Divers think they spotted shipwreck planks near Dead Man’s Point, where tribal tales tell of a Loch-Ness-Monster-like creature — later dubbed “Tahoe Tessie”— living beneath Cave Rock.

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