Lost ancient Egypt found nearby

Recovered relics at Reagan Library

FROM THE DEPTHS—As the “Egypt’s Lost Cities” exhibition was being set up, underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio, left, and Mostafa Wazery, the secretary general of Egypt’s Supreme Council for Antiquities, meet in front of two large statues that were found underwater. At right, an ancient coin on display.As Franck Goddio carefully brushed away layers of sediment from what appeared to be just a lone limestone brick in the waters off the coast of Egypt, he had no idea what historical treasures he ...

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