Previously, researchers only knew orichalcum from ancient texts and ornamental objects. The metal is mentioned in the writings of Plato...— he described Atlantis as flashing "with the red light of oricalchum," adding that its value was second only to gold.
Saturday, January 10, 2015
First, There'll Be a National Geographic Special, Then a Nicolas Cage Movie
Divers have found a metal the ancient Greeks said came from Atlantis: