Considering that Thonis was a major port of the region at the time, these findings are not surprising.
The jaw-dropping comments came during a television appearance on satellite channel Al-Assema.
He said if women wear jeans with rips that show any part of their legs, they are inviting men to harass them, Al-Arabiya reports.
This is exactly what happened when I saw pictures of divers unearthing secrets of a great Egyptian city from the depths of the Mediterranean Sea.
Named Thonis by the Egyptians who built it but known as Heracleion to the Greeks of the time, this great city was once a central part of ancient Egypt.
With no concrete physical proof of the city though, it was only natural that doubts about its existence would creep in.