Aegeus Society For Aegean Prehistory


8 March 2012

Student takes award for revealing submerged city’s secrets (Pavlopetri)

Deborah Smith, The Sydney Morning Herald, February 10, 2012

More than 3500 years ago, before it disappeared under the waves, Pavlopetri was a thriving town in Greece.
It had two-storey homes, well-built streets, courtyards, tombs, and warehouses. Today it lies beneath up to four metres of water, a fate that may have helped inspire the legend of Atlantis. But the secrets of this lost city – the world’s oldest submerged settlement – are at last being revealed with the help of ”revolutionary” underwater imaging technology developed by Sydney scientists at the Australian Centre for Field Robotics.

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