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2. Stone Monument

Image: Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation

In this photo, the giant stele of Thonis-Heracleion is taken from the water. A stele acted as a monument in the ancient world and was usually taller than their width. This one was ordered by Pharaoh Nectanebo I (378-362 BC). Researchers say it is nearly identical to the stele of Naukratis which is located in the Egyptian Museum of Cairo. 

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