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Ancient Alexandria Emerges, By Land and By Sea

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Science  25 Feb 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5713, pp. 1192-1194
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5713.1192a

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OXFORD, U.K.-- Excavators are finding surprisingly late signs of intellectual life in the ancient capital of Hellenistic Egypt and discovering that geology played a dramatic role in the city's fall.