“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"
Sunken Sphinx Found In Bahamas, Underwater For 2500 Years Say Archaeologists A team of underwater archaeologists studying an ancient shipwreck of unknown origin near the eastern coast of the Bahamas, have made an astonishing discovery reports ADG UK. Divers have found a large stone statue resembling in shape and design, of the Egyptian Great Sphinx
These strange underwater pyramid structures at a depth of two thousand meters were identified with the help of a sonar. Studies of other structures like Yonaguni in modern day Japan have allowed scientists to determine that the two giant pyramids, apparently made of something like a thick glass, are really impressive - each of them is larger than the pyramid of Cheops in Egypt.
Kwan Phayao, Thailand 500 year old Thai temple is located at the bottom of the lake Phayao. The lake is a new one – it was created almost 70 years ago, but now its drain is not possible – it requires such huge costs that it is easier to leave everything as is. And some fans of the underwater ruins argue that the temple has already become part of the ecology of lake and everything should remain intact.
(Off the shores of Alexandria, the city of Alexander the Great, lie what are believed to be the ruins of the royal quarters of Cleopatra. It is believed that earthquakes over 1,500 years ago were responsible for casting this into the sea, along with artifacts, statues and other parts of Cleopatra’s palace. The city of Alexandria even plans to offer underwater tours of this wonder.