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How Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water

Ancient Egypt’s gateway to the Mediterranean – submerged and buried under layers of sand – is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to nature’s forces


The Lost Pharaoh

Inspired by an article I read in The Times


Over two thousand years ago

Colossal statues of Pharaohs

Were carved out of rosy granite

But Egyptian land was subsiding… 68 more words


‘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