Water World

Posted by Chris Parker
Jun 09 2005

Long before Alexander the Great founded Alexandria, a number of cities dotted that part of the northern coast of Egypt. Thanks to a French-Egyptian underwater survey conducted off the coast of Abu Qir Bay, we now know more about three of these cities. …..

….Goddio explained that the new discovery lay six kilometres from the coastline where the remains of another entire submerged city, Menouthis, have been found. These cover an area of nearly 1.5 square kilometres, in a remarkable state of preservation.

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