Egypt - Cairo - Ancient Memphis (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979). Saqqara necropolis. Funerary monument to king Djoser, Old Kingdom, Dynasty III, 3rd millennium b.C. 'Step Pyramid', entrance.

Egypt - Cairo - Ancient Memphis (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979). Saqqara necropolis. Funerary monument to king Djoser, Old Kingdom, Dynasty III, 3rd millennium b.C. 'Step Pyramid', entrance.

The Valley of the Kings (Biban El Moluk) situated on the ancient site of Thebes is where the pharaoh's were buried and hoped to meet their Gods in the afterlife.

The Top 10 Sights to See in Egypt: A Photo Guide to the Ultimate Vacation

The Valley of the Kings (Biban El Moluk) situated on the ancient site of Thebes is where the pharaoh's were buried and hoped to meet their Gods in the afterlife.

Luxor Temple  Columns and Pharaonic Statures

Go Back into Ancient History - Cruise the Nile River

The discovery astounded scientists because it predates all other finds in the area by 5,000 years, suggesting a much longer history of the civilization than was first assumed. Marine scientists used sonar images and sum-bottom profiling to locate the lost ruins and it is believed the area was submerged when the ice caps melted in the last Ice Age. The Indian nationals have dubbed the find ‘Dwarka’ (The Golden City) in honor of ancient submerged city said to belong to Hindu god, Krishna.

The Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World

The discovery astounded scientists because it predates all other finds in the area by 5,000 years, suggesting a much longer history of the civilization than was first assumed. Marine scientists used sonar images and sum-bottom profiling to locate the lost ruins and it is believed the area was submerged when the ice caps melted in the last Ice Age. The Indian nationals have dubbed the find ‘Dwarka’ (The Golden City) in honor of ancient submerged city said to belong to Hindu god, Krishna.

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