Antikythera shipwreck video: New expedition uncovers ancient Greek spear (VIDEO).

Bounty From a 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck: Statues, Spears, Mysterious Astronomical Devices (Video)

Bounty From a 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck: Statues, Spears, Mysterious Astronomical Devices (Video)

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Oct. 14 2014 5:24 PM

Treasures From a 2,000-Year-Old Shipwreck

Statues, spears, mysterious astronomical devices.

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First discovered more than 100 years ago off the remote island of Antikythera in Southern Greece, the wreck includes statues, jewelry, and a complex astronomical mechanism. This past month, a new team returned to the site. ​

Update, Nov. 28, 2016: This video has been removed pending the resolution of a licensing claim.