Divers Came Across Some Impeccable Finds Deep In The Ocean That Will Astound You!
People near the shores of Egyot found out remains of city of Heracleion close to bay of Aboukir, it was said that the city lost its existence some 1200 years ago but the remains found after centuries is surprising everyone. This is diver Franck Goddio inspecting this giant statue that is almost 16 feet tall.
#16 God Of Hapi.
This massive head carved out of red graphite is of Hapi who was worshipped as God of the flooding of the Nile. Though Hai was taken to be abundance and fertility but not a single existence was found till late.
The search has just begun. Do not stop here. Continue ahead.
#15 From The 2nd Century B.C.
In this picture the Pharaoh, queen and God Hapi are kept safety on the work boat next to temple stele. The stele is said to be from the 2nd century B.C. Though it was found in 17 pieces, it was all stacked together.
#14 Proof Of Building An Empire.
Here's the gold plate with message written in Greek that is said to be a signature for establishment deposits in the name of King Ptolemy III (246-222 B.C.) who's to be named for settling this area.
Ahead are more such artifacts that you couldn't have imagined, ever!
#13 The Golden Eyes.
This image is of God Osiris who's crown resembles the power. The statue has got his eyes engraved out of gold.
As the diver measures the red granite statue, all the details they are laying their hands on are being written down briefly.
The city has got more to show what it's got.
This magnificent piece is an oil lamp made out of bronze and still stands in one pieces even though it's from the 2nd century B.C. too.
#10 By Nectanebo I
In this picture, diver Franck Goddio points at the hefty stele which was made by Nectanebo I in between 378-362 B.C.
Such enoroumus finds about the Egyptian city has boggled many minds. Look what's more the city has in the store.
#9 It Got A New Home.
The stele is been taken out of its home to let him rest in a newer place and with much care.
#8 This Is Simply Miracle.
Pieces of gold from the 6th century B.C. with no rahe at all. It's amazing how these things have stayed untouched and are least affected for such long years.
Being underwater for over 1200 years until now, they still stand as beautiful as it would have back then. See more of such masterpieces coming up.
#7 Royalty Was Served.
A golden saucer that was supposed to be used as drinking and serving purpose.
#6 Meet Cleopatra.
Located near the bay of Ptolemaic queen, this beauty is highly guessed to be Cleopatra II or III.
Although I'm totally amazed by these much, we still have a few more for you..
#5 The One Made Out Of Dark Stone.
And this gigantic masterpiece is a Graeco-Egyptian statue of a queen.
#4 Taken Away.
The queen will soon have her new thorne and empire to rule.
The city shows how royal those days would have been. Golds and other expensive stones were majorly used to crave out such fine pieces. Scroll further to explore more..
#3 The Massive One.
The statute found near the temple of Heracleion is made out of red granite and weigh over 4 tons.
#2 Head Held High!
Pharaoh's head is being lifted up from water. This piece is measured to be over 5 meters.
As the divers are pulling these massive pieces off the water bed, museums all round the globe are funding for the preservation and maintenance.
#1 But It's Not The End.
Found at the smaller temple in the city of Heracleion, this bronze statue of pharaoh is said to be from the 26th dynasty.
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