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Antikythera Mechanism, 150-100 BCE


Antikythera Mechanism

The Antikythera Mechanism was discovered in 1901 on a Greek island called Antikythera in the excavation of a shipwreck. The mechanism is an ancient mechanical calculator, designed to calculate astronomical positions. It is currently housed in the Bronze Collection of the National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

See also-

The Antikythera Mechanism Research Project

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