Thursday, January 12, 2017
Heraklion Alexandria Egypt - Elephant Chariot
Ptolemy with the elephants. "Gold plaque (11 x 5 cm) engraved with a Greek text of five and a half lines found during preliminary exploration of the southern sector of Heracleion. It is an example of the plaques added to foundation deposits as dedications from donators, here king, Ptolemy III (246–222 BC), who commissioned the building." A diver who is searching for the secrets of Cleopatra at Heraklion. Sunken city treasure. Dedication of the Sarapeum. Minoans in Alexandria - sunken city treasure. From Canopus, Byzantine and Islamic coins.