Photo Gallery: The Sunken City of Alexandria 05/11/2006
 Like many of the black granite statues found by Goddio, this sphinx...
Christoph Gerigk / Franck Goddio / Hilti Foundation

Like many of the black granite statues found by Goddio, this sphinx representing Ptolemy XII -- Cleopatra's father -- is remarkably well preserved. It was found in the eastern harbor of Alexandria and dates back to the first century B.C.