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NEWS: Sunken city of Heraklion gives up its treasures

20130606-211206.jpgFranck Goddio and divers from his team inspect the statue of a pharaoh (Source: Daily Mail).

“An ancient Egyptian city swallowed by the sea more than 1,200 years ago has started to reveal its secrets.
Items including 16ft sculptures, gold coins and giant tablets are among some of the objects recovered from the ancient port city which lies 20 miles northeast of Alexandria in the Mediterranean.

Now, an international team of marine archaeologists is preparing to show some of the objects found in the underwater city” – via Daily Mail.

Read more here (includes video).

Absolutely thrilling that these beautiful discoveries will be displayed to the public at some point in the near future!

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