An A-Z Guide To The Search For Plato's Atlantis

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Bunsen, Christian

Christian Karl Josias von Bunsen (1791-1860) was a Prussian diplomat, in which capacity he was appointed as ambassador to the Holy See in Rome. He was also a co-founder of the German Archaeological Institute in Rome.

The only reference that I can find relating to Bunsen and Atlantis comes from Dean Harris in his Prehistoric Man in America – 

“Christian Bunsen, whose vast erudition constitutes his authority reluctantly admits the narrative of Solon to be authentic and that possibly an Atlantis once existed.” [p.109]