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‘Osiris, Egypt’s Sunken Mysteries’ Exposition to be Inaugurated in Paris

Much like the mystery of the lost city of Atlantis, the Egyptian Thonis-Heracleion had been lost somewhere between myth, history, legend and reality until its discovery in 2000. 393 more words



It’s not everyday archaeologists uncover a lost, ancient city, let alone one of such importance and significance.  A city shrouded in myths and legend, the lost city of Heracleion… 276 more words


Ancient City Discovered Underwater Solves Enigma That Puzzled Egyptologists For Years

An ancient Egyptian city found 6.5 km off of modern Egypt’s coastline reveals fascinating relics of Heracleion, also known as Thonis. The city’s ruins are located in Abu Qir Bay, originally existing near Alexandria, 2.5 km off the coast. 774 more words


Under the Sea - Discovering The Lost City of Thonis-Heracleion

Nope, this is not a reference to The Little Mermaid (that’s coming later in my Disney mini-series). This is actually my response to an article I found way back in December and it’s been sitting in my blog ideas bank ever since.   436 more words


Friday Link Pack 07/18/14

Happy Friday! It’s time to share a few interesting links I have found throughout the week. Some of these I mention on Twitter, if you’re not already following me there, … 496 more words

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Something ancient lurks beneath

This might be late news for some, but it’s just so good that I just had to share it:

n.b. Yes, I only stumbled on to this… 14 more words


Lost Cities Buried At Sea

For the last thirteen years, he’s been busy digging up a lost underwater civilization the size of Paris off the coast of Egypt. The remarkably well-preserved ruins discovered have been sitting at the bottom of the Mediterranean sea for the past 1,200 years, at long last solving the mystery of the lost cities of Alexandria’s ancient eastern harbour, Portus Magnus. 329 more words

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