Professional Divers Have Discovered A Whole Underwater World In Egypt

Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered three sunken shipwrecks dating back more than 2,000 years to Roman times off the coast of the city of Alexandria. The discovery includes a crystal head sculpture and coins dating back to the time of Augustus, Rome’s first emperor.

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According to Mostafa Waziri, the head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, the discovery was made in collaboration with the European Institute of Underwater Archaeology. The most significant discoveries were a head sculpture carved in crystal and three gold coins dating back to Rome’s first emperor, Augustus (also known as Augustus Caesar Octavian).

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