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Marble head believed to be the missing piece a 2,000-year-old headless statue of Hercules

The 2,000-year-old Roman shipwreck off the coast of Antikythera, a Greek island that held the oldest known analog computer has recently shared more treasures with the world.

A larger-than-life-size marble head of a bearded man was recently pulled from the depths and archaeologists say it could be the missing piece of the headless statue of ‘Hercules of Antikythera.’

The statue, which was found in 1901, resides in the National Archaeological Museum in Greece.

Also found in the sunken ship were two human teeth, which will be analyzed to hopefully reveal the individuals they belonged to.

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The 2,000-year-old Roman shipwreck off the coast of Antikythera, a Greek island that held the oldest known analog computer has recently shared more treasures with the world


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