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In Photos: Mission to 2,000-Year-Old Antikythera Shipwreck

Archaeologist divers

divers at the Antikythera shipwreck

(Image credit: Brett Seymour, EUA/ARGO)

Archaeologists use a water dredge and submersible pump 180 feet (55 meters) below the ocean surface at the Antikythera shipwreck site. Ten archaeologists performed 61 dives over 10 days in 2015, using closed-circuit rebreathers and trimix breathing gases.