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Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World

by Missjangs
From Cleopatra's Kingdom to the "Wickedest City on Earth", a fascinating look at the lost sunken cities of the ancient world by All That Is Interesting!
Renee Dulock
Renee Dulock • 2 years ago

The royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered sunken off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx.

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