The millennia-long hunt for undersea settlements continues. People have speculated and whispered that whole cities would end up under the sea. Of all these lost and submerged cities, Atlantis is the most well-known. "Civilization" is what we name them. In reality, what do we know about them? How did some of this history show up, so shocking and unexpected?Look it over.
India's Dwaraka ~ Until recently, Dwaraka—the country that Lord Krishna constructed—was only a fiction. It was the stuff of legend, with 700,000 palaces built of gold, silver, and precious stones. Up until 2000, when the National Institute of Ocean Technology in India found ruins in the Gulf of Khambhat, 131 feet below the surface. Numerous items, including sculpture, ceramics, and traces of constructions, have surfaced since then. Human remains discovered in the undersea city of Dwaraka have carbon dating back 9,500 years. causing the remaining archaeological sites to trail behind one another.
Italy's Baiae ~ This is a completely functional city. Baiae was reportedly frequented by the Romans for retreats and celebrations. Pools and palaces were erected by emperors. You may still travel to Baiae, but you have to go far out into the ocean to experience their spa. It is thought that the city has existed for 2000 years. Those lavish celebrations had to cease when the region's subterranean activity caused the soil to shift up and down, eventually submerging a portion of Baiae.
Egypt's Heracleion ~ The Heracleion, said to have been submerged since the eighth century, has a fascinating history. Heracleion, also called Thonis depending on whether you use the Greek or Egyptian name, is said to have been a prominent harbor that welcomed ships as they reached the Nile's delta. It is also said to be the place where Herakles (or Hercules) first set foot on Egyptian soil. The path taken by the hero is long gone. Sonar is being used by archaeologists to find out what's under the sea floor. It should come as no surprise that they have found hundreds of anchors, dozens of boats, incense burners, jewels, and other items required for temple devotion. Additionally, eighteen-foot granite sculptures of Egyptian deities emerged from the sea.
Israel's Atlit ~Yam The Atlit-Yam site, off the coast of northern Israel, dates back around 7,500–8,000 years, and an amazing number of materials beneath water has exposed itself. A ten-acre plot of land contains human tombs, animal bones, implements, flint, hearths, and house foundations. Residents of Atlit have excavated a 50-foot-deep well, which dates back to a time when our ancestors were just beginning to settle down in one location to cultivate grains. The two people buried there are most likely a mother and her child who have genetic evidence of having contracted TB, making them the oldest known cases of tuberculosis in humans.
Greece's Pavlopetri ~ Pavlopetri is the oldest lost city in the Mediterranean, dating back about 5,000 years. A University of Southampton researcher named Nic Flemming discovered bones several feet below the surface off the coast of southern Greece in 1967. The site was mostly ignored until the early 2000s, following the original work in the 1960s. Following their dive into the ocean, the Pavlopetri Underwater Archaeology Project crew discovered The village was obviously formerly located on adjacent Pavlopetri Island, where streets, courtyards, houses, and gravestones led up to it. The property is still surrounded by old walls. The structures are thought to have been constructed by the Mycenaeans, ancient Greeks who flourished around the conclusion of the Bronze Age between 1650 and 1180 B.C. The location is now recognized as a World Monument Watch Site by UNESCO. In essence, this title is meant to shield the historic city from building, pollution, ships, and anchors.
The researchers' curiosity has spurred in all of the above mentioned. All these submerged structures, avenues, and buildings from other historic cities have come to light. These submerged cities are associated with memories, histories, and the idea that someone once called them home.