Sunken Monuments

Shatby

Shatby

Submerged site has many pieces and architectural components and monuments where was located at the city's Royal Quarter and believed to contain remains of the Temple of ISIS . East of the Eastern Harbor of Alexandria, from Cape Silsileh to sidiBishr promontory. Most important discoveries: - Many site were discovered at El-Hassan reef,Chatby,Ibrahimieh,Sporting EL-Kour islets and BirMas’oud . - A large number of amphorae, concreted on the seabed, cover the El-Hassan reef and its contours marking the location of several shipwreck -Two sites were discovered in Shatby , and one is the sub-merged part of cape Silsileh that formed part of the Royal Ptolemaic quarters - 400 architectural elements of various stones lie on the seafloor - At Ibrahimieh, two sites have also been discovered. Some 50 small- and medium-size stone anchors dating to the Islamic period were raised from the first site that lies on a large reef at 13–15 m depth, 450 m from the shore. The second site lies in the shallows and consists of a large stone quarry, some shaft tombs as well as a complex grid of fish tanks. - At El-Dahab, El-Kour islets and BirMas’oud promontory demonstrated that these three sites and the submerged areas between them formed a large necropolis dating to the Graeco-Roman period. - -Numerous stone anchors and fishing tackle was found on the seabed north of El-Kour islet.

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