Ulysses and the Sirens, 1909 by Draper, Herbert James (1864-1920). Ancient mythology had many supernatural explanations for dangerous waterways. FRESH surveys of ancient Greece’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’ have revealed 45 wrecks...
DIVER FINDS LOST CITY DURING EXTREMELY LOW TIDE Alan Sutton is a free diver in Tanzania. He frequently dives near Mafia Island, the least known, southernmost island, off the Tanzanian coast. While out diving one day he spotted what appeared to be a reef and approached it. He thought it looked like a wall and decided to […]
The mysterious ancient coral reef city of Nan Madol Off the island of Pohnpei in Micronesia, lies the ancient city of Nan Madol, the only ancient city ever built upon a coral reef. Comprising a set of almost 100 stone and coral fill platforms atop artificial islands separated by narrow channels and enclosed by an […]
B.K. Parthasarathy writes about a spectacular underwater archaeological find by a joint British-Indian diving team that could rewrite history. Who would have thought a city that could be older than the Harappan civilization could be lying beneath water right off the coast of Mahabalipuram? Sometimes, it pays to listen to the stories of humble fishermen. […]