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Ancient Mysteries

  • Season 4
  • 6 episodes
  • Documentary
  • Arts
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Episode 2: The Mystery of Rome's Sunken City

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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.

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DirectorRobert Marsden
Executive producerAndra Heritage
ProducerRobert Marsden
Series producerMichael Douglas

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