BONSERNEWS.com – The research and discoveries that scientists have made have provided many interesting stories, especially when it comes to ancient lost civilizations.
In a series of earth-shattering discoveries, archaeologists and divers have uncovered the existence of an ancient city that sank to the bottom of the sea.
These findings unravel the wonders of underwater history and add new layers to our understanding of the past.
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Through this article, you explore some of the ancient cities that have been discovered under the sea and summarize the interesting historical objects that have been found at these sites.
1. Yonaguni, Japan: One of the most surprising discoveries is the city of Yonaguni in Japan. This town is located off the coast of Yonaguni island and was discovered in 1986 by local divers.
Yonaguni consists of a complex of gigantic stone structures with various impressive pyramid formations, staircases and walls.
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As well as stunning architectural structures, discoveries at Yonaguni also include objects such as ancient pottery, stones inscribed with unsolved letters and mysterious stone statues.
2. Heracleion, Egypt: Off the coast of Alexandria, Egypt, lies the city known as Heracleion or Thonis. The city is believed to have sunk to the bottom of the sea about 1,200 years ago.
This discovery provides valuable insight into the relationship between Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece, as Heracleion was an important trading center at that time.
During the excavations, archaeologists uncovered various historical objects that included giant statues, temples, ceramics, jewelery and even a shipwreck.
3. Dwarka, India: Dwarka is one of the most ancient cities in India and is believed to be the city of the legendary kingdom described in Hindu epics,
Source: www.franckgoddio.org, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Underwater Archeology Research in Greece, The Port Royal Project