Essay On Antikythera Mechanism
It was found when a group of sponge divers went diving one day off the isle of Antikythera. When the divers were in the water they found many other artifacts from the cargo wreckage such as marble statues, pottery, jewelry, and coins. The Antikythera Mechanism was the most important and valuable artifact that was found during that discovery.
The Antikythera Mechanism was believed to have been built in 86 B.C. but was then lost in 76 B.C. The mechanism was on a roman ship but the device was built in Greece. Another theory that researchers have come up with is that the reason why the ship was roman is because the device was in the soils of the war garnered and by then Roman emperor Julius Cesar. The Antikythera Mechanism is being housed in the Greek National Archeological in the Athens. The device is the most complicated device to ever exist but it was very useful to the men on the cargo ship. It helped determine many important things such as the movements of the planets and