The Pompei of the Sea?
While it looks good as an image for this post, the Trojan War is laregely thought to have occured nearly 1,000 years after this city was inhabited. It’s easy to forget how much the environment and landscape of our world has changed over time. Lush forests have become deserts, lakes have become plains, and the coastline has changed, swallowing up entire cities beneath the waves.
That’s what must have happened to this as-of-yet-unnamed city recently discoveredoff the coast in Greece. While it doesn’t appear that any carbon dating has been done as of yet, archaeologists estimate that the city would have been inhabited around 2,500 B.C., based on the style and composition of fragments of pottery and tools found in the lost city.
To put that in perspective, archaeologists also put the building of the Pyramids in Egypt around this time, and the building of England’s enigmatic Stonehenge a…
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