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Antikythera shipwreck: Huge marble head, human teeth found in latest excavation (picts)

A greater-than-lifesize marble head of a man with a beard, which is identified as the Farnese type of Herculeswas found during the latest underwater excavation of the Antikythera shipwreck that dates to round 60 BC. The head could provide a fit with the headless statue no. 5742 at the National …

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Amazing artifacts recovered from Antikythera shipwreck (picts, video)

A treasury of incredibly rare artifacts, pieces of bronze and marble statues and a mysterious  have been found in the famous shipwreck of Antikythera Mechanism and recovered by archaeologists and divers. Most spectacularly, it is suggested that a total of seven bronze statues are still waiting to be recovered form …

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