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The J. William Holland Memorial Lecture: Exploring the Ancient Shipwreck at Antikythera—Lost Treasures of Greek Art and the World's Oldest Computer

September 7, 2017
Fullerton Hall
Free with museum admission

John R. Hale, University of Louisville, discusses the Roman shipwreck at Antikythera Island, Greece, which contained not only lost masterpieces of Greek art but also the ancient "Antikythera Device," now recognized as the world's oldest analog computer.

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The Antikythera Device, 150/100 B.C. National Archaeological Museum, Athens. Wikimedia Commons, Tilemahos Efthimiadis.