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Egyptians discover three 1,000-year-old sunken ships full of treasure

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Nov 28, 2017 01:03 AM
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by miss.diane.p@gmail.com (Diane Pham) last modified Nov 27, 2017

On Tuesday, Egyptian officials revealed that archaeologists had located three sunken ships off the country's northern coast in Alexandria's Abu Qir Bay. The wrecks, determined to be of Roman origin, were discovered filled with ancient artifacts dating back at least 1000 years. Included in the bounty excavated were gold coins issued during the reign of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, also known as Augustus Caesar Octavian (Julius Caesar was his great-uncle), as well as pottery, and a “royal head...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 
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