Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds

Published to accompany the British Museum exhibition – their first devoted to underwater archaeology – this title explores how the discovered sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile tells the story of how the two great ancient civilizations of Egypt and Greece interacted in the late first millennium BC. The two cities, Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus existed in the marshy fringes of the Nile delta, a landscape of lakes and marshes dotted with islands and sandbanks. Extraordinary finds from these two sunken settlements are lavishly illustrated in this book and described in detail.

Paperback 272 pages.

Measurements:

29cm x 25.5cm x 2cm

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Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds

Published to accompany the British Museum exhibition – their first devoted to underwater archaeology – this title explores how the discovered sunken cities at the mouth of the Nile tells the story of how the two great ancient civilizations of Egypt and Greece interacted in the late first millennium BC. The two cities, Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus existed in the marshy fringes of the Nile delta, a landscape of lakes and marshes dotted with islands and sandbanks. Extraordinary finds from these two sunken settlements are lavishly illustrated in this book and described in detail.

Paperback 272 pages.

Measurements:

29cm x 25.5cm x 2cm

museum archaeology