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The Underwater Archaeologist Who Surfaced Not One, But Two Ancient Egyptian Metropolitans

The first time he uncovered an Egyptian artifact, archaeologist Franck Goddio was at the bottom of the Alexandria harbor. He had exhumed 5 hoofs of slime to find a bench-sized blocking of blood-red granite, and, as the water cleared, he spoke the hieroglyphics inscribed on the stone through his scuba disguise: Life Forever. For Goddio, … Read More