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Replica of Lighthouse of Alexandria to be built in Egypt

A replica of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, is set to be built near the original location on the island of Paros. The Lighthouse, also known as the Pharos, was badly damaged due to a series of earthquakes hit Alexandria and the Mediterranean

Pre-Civil War lighthouse found in North Carolina

The foundation of a a pre-Civil War lighthouse has been found in North Carolina. From records, they already knew the lighthouse was built in 1816, long before the Civil War brought thousands of Confederate and Union soldiers to two bloody clashes here on the jut of land between the Atlantic Ocean

World’s oldest lighthouse to be saved

A lighthouse located in Turkey which dates back nearly 2,000 years has received restoration funding from the government. The lighthouse has been dated to around A.D. 60 because the name of Nero, the Roman emperor at the time, was found on significant remnants of the circular inscription that surrounded the structure. Havva

Ancient port city found near Instanbul

Excavations have begun at the 1,600-year-old city of Bathonea, Near Instabul, after the port was found through research into historic documents written by geographers several hundred years ago. ├ľniz argues that a military port on the site had the capacity to host more than 40 ships. He said the search for

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