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Ancient 1,200-year-old Nubian Egyptian city discovered underwater

by / Tuesday, 18 June 2013 / Published in Featured, History
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06/18/2013
By Staff, RYOT News
For centuries, tales of the fabled city of Heracleion have inspired the archeological community, but no one knew if it really existed or not — until now. A team of researchers have located the sunken harbor city 150 feet under Egypt’s Bay of Aboukir. Divers have been scouring the site and have uncovered a wealth of artifacts including 64 ships, 16 massive statues, 700 anchors and many gold coins and other artifacts.
 

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