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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"

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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.

Egypt, Red Sea. One of my fave holiday destinations, absolutely beautiful sights to see when snorkeling. #egypt

Images via: Coral at Abu Dabab Reefs, Red Sea, Egypt by Derek Keats, Brain Coral by Ryan Somma, Soft Corals by Matt Kieffer, Coral (Goniopora) by Samuel Chow, Coral Slime by Jason Hollinger, Brain Coral by Steve L. Martin, Coral by Markus Mindaugas Urban, Large coral polyps out at night by Derek Keats, Bubble Coral by Samuel Chow, Brain Coral by Hadley Paul Garland

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King Tut Sarcophagus | The smile that lasted 3,000 years - King Tuts mummy goes on display. The Pharaoh ruled until the age of 19, when he died.

Selection of Scarabs, First Intermediate Period (c.2150-2007 BC) to Late Period (664-337BC) Ancient Egyptian (faience, red & green jasper & ...

Interior of the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings, UNESCO World Heritage Site, West Bank, Luxor, Thebes, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

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Alexandria's Sea

Underwater Ruins Of Egyptians, Alexandria's sea - Egypt

Uwaynat, Egypt, The Cave of the Swimmers featured in the wonderful The English Patient, 10.000 years old

Queen Hatshepsut's Mortuary Temple El Deir ElBahary, #Luxor West Egypt