The finding upends what many archaeologists thought they knew about when our ancestors arrived in the New World.
Experts already believe the site served as more than just a tomb.
Excavations at the area date back to early 1900 when French Egyptologist Jean Clédat found ancient Greek inscriptions that showed the existence of the Zeus-Kasios temple, but he didn’t unearth it.
Archeologists found the well-preserved lead sarcophagus beneath the famed Paris cathedral during work to repair damage from the 2019 fire.
The Roman ship is believed to have originally hailed from Italy, based on the style of some of the artifacts.
The 3,400-year-old city was found “untouched” and “left by the ancient residents as if it were yesterday.”
The discovery was part of a group of 16 poorly preserved mummies found in a temple complex in western Alexandria.
Museum authorities believe the marble was taken from the Roman Forum in 2017, and a young woman from Atlanta gave it to her boyfriend.
"This astonishing discovery offers us new insights into the lives and beliefs of our Neolithic ancestors.”
Restoration of the "jewel" archaeological site — believed to have been a brothel — was officially completed this week.