Factbook: Egypt

Egypt Geography Location: Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip Geographic coordinates: 27 00 N, 30 00 E Map references: Africa Area: total: 1,001,450 sq km land : 995,450 sq km water: 6,000 sq km Area – comparative: slightly more than three times the size of New Mexico Land boundaries:…


Unearthing the Treasures of the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean, cradle of bygone civilizations and criss-crossed by merchants for thousands of years, is brimming with treasures and relics-sunken cities, legendary palaces and wrecks of ships loaded with goods for trade or sale. I have been fascinated by these ancient memorials stilled in time since I first peered beneath the waves. Each new find…