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Antikythera

Greece, 150-100 BC

under construction

 

antikythera

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General

The first account of the Antikythera is a disc like instrument one can use to calculate the length of the months - then: 29 or 30 days. The mechanism must be set to the proper latitude and day of the week.(1)

 

 

 

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