Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and Greek names. Before the founding of Alexandria, it served as one of the chief ports in Egypt. Probably founded around the 8th century BC, the city sunk in 8th c AD [1600×1200]

Diver excavates a large statue from the sunken city of Thonis-Heracleion, a port city known by both its Egyptian and Greek names. Before the founding of Alexandria, it served as one of the chief ports in Egypt. Probably founded around the 8th century BC, the city sunk in 8th c AD [1600×1200]

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