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A spouse to Greek Literature provides a complete advent to the big variety of texts and literary varieties produced within the Greek language over the process a millennium starting from the sixth century BCE as much as the early years of the Byzantine Empire.

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Systematic records do not appear to have been preserved of the items as they were brought up. Intermittently, telegrams were sent from Kythera—​no direct line of communication from Antikythera existed—​reporting the finds, and these were usually summarized in the next day’s newspapers. At least from a layman’s point of view, the most exciting discoveries were the bronze statues. Though shattered into pieces, they were otherwise in a comparatively good state of preservation, and at least some of them appeared to be late Classical or early Hellenistic work, from the fourth and third centuries BC.

The late-​third-​century BC bronze head of the “philosopher” (National Archaeological Museum X 13400), before and after cleaning. (Svoronos 1903a, 29 and plate III) Syros (joined by a freighter with a crane) and the torpedo boat Aigialeia, would do this work, while the Mykali returned from time to time to bring artifacts to Athens and carry archeologists and other officials back and forth. 3). Over the following months, the work continued in a stop-​and-​start manner, with interruptions caused not only by weather but also by an investigation—​ there had been accusations in the Greek press that the divers were carelessly handling or even deliberately breaking their finds (the ministerial delegation exonerated them).

In fact, the archeologist overseeing the salvage had recently sent a more positive report to the minister: The labors of the divers in bringing up the sunken treasure progress slowly but in a proper manner and more systematically than before. 14 It does seem that the divers were trying not to miss anything. But one can understand why the minister was unimpressed by what they were finding. 4. The sponge divers, officers, and crew of the Mykali, and delegation from the Ministry of Education on board the Mykali, February 1901.

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