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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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Fascinating Look at Heracleion, a Lost 1200 Year Old Egyptian City Under the Sea

“The archaeological evidence is simply overwhelming,” Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe, a University of Oxford archeologist taking part in the excavation, said in a press release obtained by The Huffington Post. 33 more words

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