Underwater Archaeology

Geo-archaeologist Jean-Daniel Stanley studies ancient settlements submerged near Egypt’s Nile Delta. Analyzing how natural and human-induced processes caused their sinking may help us protect vulnerable coastal cities such as Dhaka, New Orleans, and Venice. Read the Smithsonian magazine article about Dr. Stanley’s discoveries.

In Egypt, Dr. Jean-Daniel Stanley of the Smithsonian studies submerged ancient settlements.

Smithsonian Institution