Swallowed By The Sea: Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Lost City

This fascinating documentary attempts to answer why it disappeared beneath the waves.

Swallowed By The Sea: Ancient Egypt’s Greatest Lost City –  Mail on Sunday

This programme follows a team of maritime archaeologists as they uncover this remarkable discovery – the underwater city of Hercleion. The glorious temples, statues, houses, and boats of the cities lie perfectly preserved by the sea. They provide a unique snapshot of Egyptian life over 3,000 years ago. But many mysteries remain. What caused this sacred city to plunge into the sea?

 

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