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Gears from the Greeks The Antikythera Mechanism, a Calendar Computer from circa 80 B.C.

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ISBN-10: 0871696479

ISBN-13: 9780871696472

Edition: N/A

Authors: Derek Solla de Price

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The first great discovery in underwater archaeology yielded not only a fine collection of art treasures but also the most enigmatic, most complicated piece of scientific machinery known from antiquity. This artifact is now identified as an astronomical or calendrical calculating device involving a very sophisticated arrangement of more than thirty gear-wheels.
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Book details

Publisher: American Philosophical Society
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.418
Language: English