City of Heracleion sunk into the Mediterranean sea 1,200 years ago
Heracleion was an Egyptian city which was lost for 1,200 years. The ruins of were buried in sand 30 feet under the Mediterranean Sea surface in Aboukir Bay, near Alexandria. It was revealed in year 2000 by French underwater archaeologist Dr. Franck Goddio and his team. Archeologists are uncovering amazingly well-preserved artifacts that tell the fantastic story of the port of Heracleion.
Colossal Sunken Statues of Thonis-HeracleionExcavations