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, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet several artifacts remained largely intact. The Egyptian Government plans to create an underwater museum and hold tours of the site.
The Terracotta Army, Xian, China/ Every face is different, and there are over 8,000 soldiers, 130 chariots with 520 horses and 150 cavalry horses. They've also unearthed officials, strongmen, acrobats and musicians. These date back to the late third century B.C. to protect the emperor in the afterlife.
The famous ceramic army of the emperor Qin Shi Huang makes a masterful use of a naturalism (each figure is an individual and soldiers clearly show a variety of nationalities and clothing types) that almost certainly was inspired by contact with the West and the Greco-Roman world: