Archaeologists declare that a website online on Egypt’s Nile Delta would per chance well offer new clues to the last resting role of the infamous Queen Cleopatra.
Consultants are focusing their attention on the outdated long-established website online of Taposiris Magna conclude to Alexandria.
Their search will probably be revealed on the Science Channel particular: “Cleopatra: Sex, Lies and Secrets” that premieres on June 21 at 8 pm ET/PT.
“In Egypt, on the brink of the Nile delta, a huge archaeological dig is underway as consultants leer the tomb of Egypt’s most infamous pharaoh,” explains Science Channel in a observation emailed to Fox News. “A brand contemporary thought about Cleopatra’s burial floor introduced by archaeologist Dr. Kathleen Martinez, suggests her tomb would per chance well very well be contemporary in a job recognized as Taposiris Magna.”
The temple at Taposiris Magna
Taposiris Magna has been in the highlight in contemporary years amid talk about that the web site online would per chance well maintain the tomb of Cleopatra and her lover Mark Antony. But no tomb has but been found.
“Constructed over 2,000 years ago, the grounds of Taposiris Magna are honeycombed with hidden passages and tombs,” notes Science Channel in its observation. “When consultants astonishingly enlighten an undisturbed tomb embellished in gold leaf, it must also very well be the resolution to the 2,000-year-aged mystery of Cleopatra’s last resting role.”
Cleopatra VII became once born in 70 or 69 B.C. and ruled Egypt as co-regent for fair about three decades, in accordance to Historical past.com. After the forces of Cleopatra and Mark Anthony had been defeated by their rival Octavian, she is asserted to maintain committed suicide in 30 B.C.
Elizabeth Taylor, in the title feature, and Richard Burton (1925 – 1984) as Marc Antony in ‘Cleopatra’, directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, 1963.
((Photograph by Silver Display conceal Collection/Hulton Archive/Getty Pictures))
Egypt continues to contemporary contemporary facets of its rich history. Archaeologists, as an illustration, recently found the mummy of a teen who died about 3,600 years ago.
Sally-Ann Ashton admires one amongst the statues of Cleopatra on the birth of an exhibition at The British Museum in London 10 April 2001 – file bid.
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Closing year, archaeologists uncovered an outdated vogue cemetery conclude to the infamous Giza pyramids correct outdoor Cairo.
Additionally in 2019, Egypt’s Antiquities Ministry announced the discovery of an outdated vogue necropolis conclude to the Nile Valley city of Minya, south of Cairo. The substantial cemetery is found north of Tuna al-Gabal dwelling. It contains several burial shafts and hosts extra than 1,000 statues and some 40 sarcophagi to boot as various artifacts.
The Associated Press contributed to this article.
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