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Colossal statues to be displayed in Grand Egyptian Museum

The two colossal granite statues of a queen and a pharaoh, discovered in Thonis-Heracleion and each almost 5 metres high (16.4 feet), recently embarked on the journey from an exhibition venue in the USA back to their home land of Egypt. They will be part of the permanent collection of the new Grand...

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Thonis-Heracleion in #CovEDTalk series

Watch the Nautical Archaeology Society's #CovEDTalk with Damian Robinson, Director of the Oxford Centre for Maritime Archaeology at the University of Oxford, speaking about "From frontier post to Hellenistic city: underwater archaeology and the port of Thonis-Heracleion".

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Exhibition now open

The exhibition "Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities" with finds from Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond (VMFA) is now open. You can make reservations for your timed tickets at the museum's online ticket shop.

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