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Submerged Ptolemaic-era pylon raised from Alexandria sea

December 19, 2009

 A granite pylon from a Ptolemaic-era temple, found submerged in sea off Alexandria in Egypt, has been transported from the city’s Eastern Harbour to the Kom El Dikka Laboratory for conservation and study. The transfer occurred on Thursday, in the presence of Egyptian officials, representatives of the Consulate General of Greece, foreign archaeological missions and the media.

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