Lost city found underwater after 1200 years

1200 years ago the ancient Egyptian city of Heracleion disappeared beneath the Mediterranean. Founded around 8th century BC, well before the foundation of Alexandria in 331 BC, it is believed Heracleion served as the obligatory port of entry to Egypt for all ships coming from the Greek world.
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Photograph by Franck Goddio / Hilti Foundation / Christoph Gerigk

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