The Submerged Ancient Egyptian City

Uncovering the mythical city of Heracleion

A stele found in Thonis (Heracleion) | Image source: Wikimedia Commons

Like many ancient cities of the past, Thonis-Heracleion was tragically lost to time — submerged along with its traditions, culture, and maybe even its people. The lost city was rediscovered in 1933, and by 2000, archaeologists started uncovering what was once considered a myth.

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Fareeha Arshad

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