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“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"

from All That Is Interesting

The Amazing Sunken Cities Of The Ancient World

Egypt’s sunken treasures...Off the coast of the city of Alexandria, Egypt ~ Photo by...Underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio.

from Oddee

7 Most Fascinating Underwater Ruins

A survey of ancient Alexandria's Royal Quarters, encased deep below the harbor sediment, is underway. Alexandria's Royal Quarters - ports, a cape and islands full of temples, palaces and military outposts - simply slid into the sea after cataclysmic earthquakes in the fourth and eighth centuries. Besides large statuary, hundreds of ceramics, bronze coins, and other items have been found.

*HERACLEION ~ Lost Egypt City revealed after 1,200 yrs., 30' under Medeterranean Sea in Aboukir Bay near Alexandria, Egypt....Cleopatra’s underwater palace Egypt! DG

Alien UFO Sightings: Heracleion Photos: Lost Egyptian City Revealed After 1,200 Years Under Sea. All sculptures are well preserved bec they were interred in 30feet of sand.

from Smithsonian

Raising Alexandria

Alexandria, Egypt - artifacts from the last dynasty to rule over ancient Egypt before the Roman Empire annexed it in 30 B.C - @classiquecom