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Archaeologists discover ‘underwater Pompeii’ off shore of Greek island Delos

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Archaeologists have found an ancient settlement lying under the Aegean Sea, just off the shore of the Greek island of Delos. According to the researchers at the National Hellenic Research Foundation and the Ephorate of Undersea Archaeology, the skeleton, which are being referred to as “small underwater Pompeii” by the local media, live 6ft below […]

Part of a pylon of the Isis temple discovered by Underwater Achaeologists

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Egyptian archaeologists have lifted an ancient granite temple pylon out of the waters of the Mediterranean, where it had been lying for about centuries as part of the palace complex of Cleopatra, submerged in Alexandria’s harbor. The pylon, which previously stood at the entrance to a temple of Isis, is to be the showpiece of […]

2000 yrs old bronze statue of Roman emperor Augustus discovered in Stream

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Archaeologists have revealed fragments of a 2,000-year- old bronze Roman equestrian statue of Emperor Augustus in a stream near Giessen, the Hessian state science ministry has announced. “There has never been a find of such quality and preservation in Germany,” a statement from the ministry said, adding up that it was a “sensational” discovery. On […]