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Human skeleton found on famed Antikythera shipwreck -

Hannes Schroeder snaps on two pairs of blue latex gloves, then wipes his hands with a solution of bleach. In front of him is a large Tupperware box full of plastic bags that each contain sea water and a piece of red-stained bone. He lifts one out and ...and more »

Scientists uncovered a skeleton from the ancient world's most famous — and mysterious — shipwreck - Washington Post

Brendan Foley was only three minutes into his first dive on his first day at the site of the 2,100-year-old Antikythera shipwreck when a colleague came swimming over to him. "You've gotta see this," they said. "We found bones. We found a skull ...and more »

Ancient Skeleton Found on Famed Antikythera Shipwreck - Live Science

A well-preserved 2,000-year-old skeleton of a young man found on the famous Antikythera shipwreck could provide the first DNA evidence recovered from an ancient sunken boat, archaeologists reported. Divers discovered the skeletal remains of the man ...and more »

2000-year-old skeleton found at Mediterranean shipwreck - Phys.Org

Archeologists have discovered a 2,000-year-old human skeleton at the same Mediterranean shipwreck that yielded the most sophisticated piece of technology, a clockwork, to survive Antiquity, Nature reported Monday. If DNA can be prised from the remains ...and more »

Ancient Human Skeleton Found in Antikythera Shipwreck - HowStuffWorks NOW

Researchers have found a new set of human remains at the same site where the Antikythera Mechanism, one of the most compelling and mysterious underwater finds of all time, was discovered. Found in Mediterranean waters near the Greek island of ...and more »

Human Remains Found at Ancient Roman-Era Shipwreck - New York Times

Underwater archaeologists have found a 2,000-year-old skeleton belonging to a victim of the famed Antikythera shipwreck from ancient Roman times. The bones are the latest prize from a treasure trove that has yielded bronze statues, marble sculptures ...and more »

2000-Year-Old Skeleton Discovered In Ancient Greek Shipwreck - Forbes

A 2,000-year-old shipwreck that has been excavated for over a century just produced a game-changing new clue: a human skeleton. Was this a sailor aboard the large cargo ship that sank off the Greek island of Antikythera in the Aegean? And was he aware ...and more »

Ancient skeleton discovered on Antikythera Shipwreck - Science Daily

Date: September 19, 2016; Source: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution; Summary: An international research team discovered a human skeleton during its ongoing excavation of the famous Antikythera Shipwreck (circa 65 B.C.). The shipwreck, which holds ...and more »

Ancient Skeleton at Famous Shipwreck Could Be Tested for DNA - Popular Mechanics

The Antikythera shipwreck is the largest ancient shipwreck ever discovered. Dating to the 1st century B.C., the ancient Roman wreck was discovered by sponge divers in 1900 off the Greek island of Antikythera and has since yielded dozens of marble ...and more »

Human Remains Found In 2000-Year-Old Antikythera Shipwreck - Popular Science

Archaeologists Brendan Foley, Theotokis Theodoulou and Alex Tourtas excavate the Antikythera Shipwreck skeletal remains, assisted by Nikolas Giannoulakis and Gemma Smith. Brett Seymour, EUA/WHOI/ARGO. 1 of 5. The bones belonged to a young man, not yet ...and more »