Archaeologist Franck Goddio and his team for the last 20 years, excavated on the two submerged lost cities at the mouth of the Nile, and on May 19the the underwater foundlings, will be on display on in an exhibit at the British Museum, called Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds.
Vanished beneath the waters of the Mediterranean, the lost cities of Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus lay at the mouth of the Nile. Named after the Greek hero Heracles, Thonis-Heracleion was one of Egypt’s most important commercial centres for trade with the Mediterranean world and, with Canopus, was a major centre for the worship of the Egyptian gods. Their amazing discovery is transforming our understanding of the deep connections between the great ancient civilisations of Egypt and Greece.
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