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    Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Several Eqyptian artifacts were found in the sea by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio. Granite statues, jewelry and gold coins are some of the treasures retrieved.

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    Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered 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 t...

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    5/19/2007: Tampa based Odyssey Marine Exploration is enjoying what is being called the richest shipwreck treasure ever found. Their discovery of more than 500,000 silver and hundreds of gold coins from a wreck site in the Atlantic Ocean is a modern day treasure hunters dream come true.

    $500-million Sunken Treasure Found Off Coast of Florida

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    Underwater....Now this is something I'd love to see.

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    Boat underwater off Malta.

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    12/30/09: Egyptian archaeologists lifted an ancient granite temple pylon out of the waters of the Mediterranean, where it had been lying for about centuries as part of the palace complex of Cleopatra, submerged in Alexandria’s harbor. The pylon, which previously stood at the entrance to a temple of Isis, is to be the showpiece of an ambitious underwater museum planned by Egypt to display the sunken city, which is supposed to have been collapsed into the sea by earthquakes in the 4th century.

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    Titanic ruins

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    rusted prow of R.M.S. "Titanic" ocean liner...

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