The Titanic of the Ancient World

One of the most extraordinary archaeological sites on earth, the ancient wreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, continues to offer treasures and surprises to those exploring it. The huge ship, which sank more than 2,000 years ago, was first discovered in 1900, and since then divers have recovered statues, jugs, a spear and, most famously, the oldest known analog computer, the Antikythera mechanism.

For the past three summers explorations of the wreck have resumed, as scientists hope to find out more about the ship, its crew and passengers.

You can read more about the wreck and the current investigations by clicking on the image below.