An­tikythera Wreck

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“An­tikythera Wreck: The Ad­ven­ture Con­tin­ues,” on show at the Aika­terini Laskaridis Foun­da­tion in Pi­raeus, com­prises new dis­cov­er­ies made at the un­der­wa­ter ar­chae­o­log­i­cal ex­ca­va­tion of this im­por­tant an­cient ship­wreck. The ar­ti­facts are dis­played im­mersed in wa­ter tanks as they un­dergo de­sali­na­tion, while the show also in­cludes dis­cov­er­ies from pre­vi­ous ex­ca­va­tions. It fur­ther presents an ex­ca­va­tion di­ary kept by the ar­chae­ol­o­gist Lazaros Kolonas, who su­per­vised work con­ducted at the site in 1976 by French oceanog­ra­pher Jacques-Yves Cousteau, and finds lifted from the wreck this year and linked to the 1976 ex­ca­va­tion. Aika­terini Laskaridis Foun­da­tion, 36 Defteras Mer­ar­chias & Ak­tis Mout­sopoulou, tel 210.452.3937, www.laskarid­is­foun­da­tion.org

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