The Pompei of the Sea?

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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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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on August 15, 2016, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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