Antikythera shipwreck yields bronze arm – and hints at spectacular haul of statues

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Posted on October 09, 2017, 3:26 pm
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Arm points to existence of at least seven statues from Greek shipwreck, already the source of most extensive and exciting ancient cargo ever found


Powered by Guardian.co.ukThis article titled “Antikythera shipwreck yields bronze arm – and hints at spectacular haul of statues” was written by Ian Sample Science editor, for The Guardian on Wednesday 4th October 2017 11.56 UTC

Marine archaeologists have recovered a bronze arm from an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera, where the remains of at least seven more priceless statues from the classical world are believed to lie buried.

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