The Antikythera mechanism: who was its creator and what was its use and purpose?

@article{Pinotsis2007TheAM,
  title={The Antikythera mechanism: who was its creator and what was its use and purpose?},
  author={Antonios D. Pinotsis},
  journal={Astronomical \& Astrophysical Transactions},
  year={2007},
  volume={26},
  pages={211-226}
}
We first give an account of the discovery of the Antikythera treasure, which was found by Symian sponge divers in November 1900. Among other finds was the Antikythera mechanism, which is the ancient mechanism of the highest level of sophistication among the mechanisms that have been found until now and is considered as the highest technology mechanism in antiquity. We have included in our account information from recent literature. We also give a description of this mechanism and its function… Expand

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