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Swallowed By The Sea: Ancient Egypt's Greatest Lost City

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Genre: Factual
Production Year: 2014
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Broadcaster: BBC Two
Producer: STV Productions

Swallowed by the sea follows a team of maritime archaeologists as they uncover glorious temples, statues, houses, and boats lying perfectly preserved beneath the sea; a unique snapshot of Egyptian life over 3,000 years ago. What caused this sacred city to plunge into the sea? What is the mysterious temple found the north of the main city? And why did its inhabitants deliberately sink over 65 ancient warships?

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