Professional Divers Have Discovered A Whole Underwater World In Egypt

10. Earthquake and Tsunami

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Cleopatra’s spectacular palace ended up in the sea after a devastating earthquake and tsunami. The palace was the seat of her powers, and the place where she wooed Roman leaders and plotted to stop them from taking Egypt. It was also where she took her own life. The palace was rediscovered when French archeologist Franck Goddio read the writings of Greek historian Strabo. He said the palace was built on the island of Antirhodos. Goddio then started a diving expedition, which made the incredible find.

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