Sunken Ancient Egyptian Port-City Reveals Some Of Its Secrets | PlanetSave | Histoire et Archéologie | Scoop.it

The ancient Egyptian sunken port-city of Thonis-Heracleion is now having some of its secrets revealed thanks to new research from the University of Oxford. The port-city served as the obligatory gateway to Egypt sometime around the first millennium BC, being the place where incoming cargo from other regions was inventoried and taxed, before being transferred to Egyptian ships for transport down the Nile.
Read more at http://planetsave.com/2013/04/08/sunken-ancient-egyptian-port-city-reveals-some-of-its-secrets/#qQJTz3kCDyU6qflI.99


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