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Location address: Greece, Athens
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The National Archaeological Museum of Athens shows one of the first computers in the world: The Antikythera Mechanism. It dates from approximately 140 to 80 BC. It was found in a ship wreck off the island of Antikythera. It is an analog computer with bronze gears. It predicted eclipses.
Linked themes: Technology & engineering
National Archaeological Museum of Athens
Athens National Archaeological Museum is one of the most prominent of its kind in the world and has over 20,000 pieces.