The Mystery of Rome's Sunken City

The Mystery of Rome's Sunken City

Series 4

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Summary

Documentary examining the 2017 discovery of underwater ruins along the Tunisian coast that were once a vital Roman outpost, known as Neapolis. Evidence suggests that the metropolis was not completely destroyed, and that its inhabitants attempted to rebuild the city, but a geological phenomenon called liquefaction doomed these efforts. As the land under the city turned into quicksand, the harbour was gradually submerged. Now, more than a millennium since it disappeared, this new discovery is restoring Neapolis's reputation as a jewel in the crown of the Roman Empire.

Cast & Crew

Director Robert Marsden
Executive Producer Andra Heritage
Producer Robert Marsden
Series Producer Michael Douglas
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