Dusting history. Another finding that points to the Atlantean culture.
Archaeologists have discovered Herakleion , a swallowed by the Mediterranean city that has been under water for more than 1200 years. The ruins were found 30 feet deep in the Mediterranean in the Bay of Aboukir near Alexandria.
This city was a center for international trade and possibly a religious center and an input port for trade between the Mediterranean and the Nile
So far we have unearthed more than 64 ships and 700 anchors. They have also recovered coins, weights of giants Athens and tablets with inscriptions in Greek and Egyptian. Researchers believe that these artifacts point to the importance of the city as a trading center .
Also found several religious artifacts including a stone sarcophagus and 16 sculptures that are believed adorned the main temple.
The amount of historical evidence exists of Herakleion , is overwhelming and sure to be key in rebuilding the historic past of Egypt. It is speculated that the city succumbed to water by an earthquake, due to the weight of buildings on the aqueous soil in which it was.