Video: Sunken Cities at British Museum
- British Museum
- 19 May 2016
Bettany Hughes ventures into the deep to discover the remarkable story of Egypt’s underwater wonderlands.
The British Museum’s captivating exhibition, Sunken Cities: Egypt’s Lost Worlds, tells the tale of the two ancient metropolises lost to the sea for 1,000 years, and their recent re-discovery. From intricate gold rings to colossal sculptures, the once thriving Greco-Eygptian cities of Thonis-Hercaleion and Canopus are brought back to life through 200 underwater discoveries.