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Swallowed by the Sea: Heracleion, Egypt - Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds
Rarely do maritime archaeologists have the opportunity to explore settlements submerged underwater where the outline of the original settlement still remains largely intact. The city of Heracleion located off the western shores of the Nile Delta, Egypt, is one such site that offers substantial submerged archaeological remains. This late Pharaonic and Ptolemaic city whose life spanned over a thousand years, …