2,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found on Shipwreck

The remains were found in the same wreck where a device known as the Antikythera mechanism was recovered.

Published On 09/19/2016
2:27 PM EDT
Photo: Skeletal remains at the site of the Antikythera Shipwreck: skull and long bones from arm and leg. Credit: Brett Seymour, EUA/WHOI/ARGO
Photo: Antikythera mechanism as found on the shipwreck. Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Photo: Diving Operations Manager Phillip Short inspects amphoras on the Antikythera Shipwreck. Credit: Brett Seymour, EUA/WHOI/ARGO
Photo: Archaeologists Brendan Foley, Theotokis Theodoulou and Alex Tourtas excavate the Antikythera Shipwreck skeletal remains, assisted by Nikolas Giannoulakis and Gemma Smith. Credit: Brett Seymour, EUA/WHOI/ARGO