Welcome to the companion Web site for the NOVA program, "Treasures of the Sunken City,"
. This program chronicles the underwater discovery of the fabled Pharos lighthouse, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, just offshore from the modern city of Alexandria in Egypt. Here's what you'll find online:
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Divers search the seafloor for one of the seven wonders of the ancient world: the Lighthouse of Alexandria.
Mapping the Treasures
Explore the map of one of the largest underwater archaeological sites in the Mediterranean.
Jean Yves Empereur: The Riches of Alexandria
Find out what the archaeologist responsible for finding the Pharos lighthouse has to say about everything from the invention of the regulator to how conservators are preserving the many stone artifacts found in the harbor of Alexandria.
Replay selected clips of some of the more stunning finds made in the harbor of Alexandria.