Lost for years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in Historians believe the site was submerged.
Alexandria, Eqypt Cleopatra's Royal Quarters found by French underwater acheologist Frank Goddio. Lost for years, historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet astonishingly artifacts remained largely intact.
were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of the goddess Isis and a sphinx. The Egyptian Government plans to create an underwater museum and hold tours of the site.