Ramses VI Tomb (KV9) adjacent to tomb of King Tutankhamen. A staircase leads down to the entrance where the lintel is decorated w/the traditional  scene of Isis  Nephthys kneeling at either side of the sun disc.

Ramses VI Tomb (KV9) adjacent to tomb of King Tutankhamen. A staircase leads down to the entrance where the lintel is decorated w/the traditional scene of Isis Nephthys kneeling at either side of the sun disc.

artandopinion:  Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, Egypt 1838 David Roberts

artandopinion: Temple of Isis on the Island of Philae, Egypt 1838 David Roberts

A statue of the Egyptian goddess, Isis, found in the sunken city of Heraklion. The city sank under the Mediterranean sea over 1200 years ago. Believed to be a legend until it was discovered by accident in 2001, the city of Heraklion, home of the temple where Cleopatra was inaugurated, was one of the most important trade centres in the Mediterranean area before it disappeared into what is now the Bay of Aboukir.

Mapped for the first time, the real-life Atlantis: 3D map shows how Egyptian trade centre buried for 1,200 years would have looked

A statue of the Egyptian goddess, Isis, found in the sunken city of Heraklion. The city sank under the Mediterranean sea over 1200 years ago. Believed to be a legend until it was discovered by accident in 2001, the city of Heraklion, home of the temple where Cleopatra was inaugurated, was one of the most important trade centres in the Mediterranean area before it disappeared into what is now the Bay of Aboukir.


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*CLEOPATRA's PALACE:  Alexandria, Egypt - lost for 1,600 years, granite statues, jewelry, and gold coins were discovered by French underwater archeologist, Frank Goddio ...

*CLEOPATRA's PALACE: Alexandria, Egypt - lost for 1,600 years, granite statues, jewelry, and gold coins were discovered by French underwater archeologist, Frank Goddio ...

Buried beneath the deep waters lie ruins of fascinating and marvellous ancient kingdoms that today are nothing than lost memories of the past.

Buried beneath the deep waters lie ruins of fascinating and marvellous ancient kingdoms that today are nothing than lost memories of the past.

Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lies what is believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. A team of marine archaeologists led by Frenchman Franck Goddio made excavations on this ancient city from where Cleopatra, the last queen of the Ptolemies, ruled Egypt. Historians believe this site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves more than 1,600 years ago.

7 Most Fascinating Underwater Ruins

Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lies what is believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. A team of marine archaeologists led by Frenchman Franck Goddio made excavations on this ancient city from where Cleopatra, the last queen of the Ptolemies, ruled Egypt. Historians believe this site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves more than 1,600 years ago.

The smile that lasted 3,000 years – King Tut’s mummy goes on display for first time | Daily Mail Online

The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tut's mummy goes on display for first time

The smile that lasted 3,000 years – King Tut’s mummy goes on display for first time | Daily Mail Online

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