PHOTOS: Underwater Museum for Egypt Sunken Treasures?

PHOTOS: Underwater Museum for Egypt Sunken Treasures?
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Rich with ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics, a reproduction of two granite blocks--found a third of a mile (500 meters) apart in the Bay of Alexandria--helped prove that the pieces originally formed a single tablet.

"Sort of the whole ancient city of Alexandria is lying under the water, just meters away from the shore," said Amin of the Egyptian antiquities council in September 2008, when the UN established a committee to aid the museum-planning process.
—Photograph by Christoph Gerigk/Franck Goddio/Hilti Foundation
 
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