Their submersion was completed in the 8th century, possibly by an earthquake, or other upheavals, some associated with tidal waves.
This, combined with the unstable sediment on which the cities were built, ultimately led to their demise.
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A transcript of the audio guide for the exhibition will be available here and at the Taylor Hall Information Center.Accessible parking spots are located in the free parking lots on Fine Arts Drive and in the Museum’s parking garage.Accessible entrances are located at the East Building and in the parking garage.Isis, sister and wife of Osiris, put the god’s body back together using her magical powers and then conceived their son, Horus.After this, Osiris became the Lord of the Afterlife.The excavation has also helped scholars understand the Mysteries of Osiris, an annual festival that commemorated one of Egypt's most important myths—the murder and resurrection of the god Osiris.