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April 1, 2001
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You can forget about the The Ancient Underwater Pyramids of Japan now, divers find a real 4,000 year old city underwater and off the coast of Lebanon. The city of Yamuta was once an important timber trading port but as the coastline gradually disappeared, the city was engulfed by the Mediterranean Sea. The city was last mentioned in 1370 BC. With lots of interesting new underwater finds in the news recently, underwater archaeology really is opening up new frontiers.
posted by lagado (1 comment total)

 
They found an acient greek shipwreck off of the coast of cypress... 200 miles from land, and 2 miles deep.

Coast-hugging scaredy cats? Ha.

Oh, and nice that this information also makes Homer's stories possible...
posted by SpecialK at 11:48 AM on April 1, 2001


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