2,000-year-old Roman shipwrecks with stunning gold coins and a 'royal head of crystal' are discovered off the coast of Alexandria



Archaeologists have discovered three sunken shipwrecks dating back more than 2,000 years off the coast of Egypt.
Among the haul of treasures uncovered in the harbour city of Alexandria, was a crystal bust that may depict the famous Roman general Marc Antony.
Experts believe a fourth wreck may be found, following the discovery of large wooden planks and pottery that may have come from the ship’s cargo.
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MARC ANTHONY  Marcus Antonius, or Marc Antony, is best known as the Roman general who was a lover of Cleopatra.
Antony's romantic and political alliance with the... read more

 
23 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 44
Source: Daily Mail
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