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The Story of Egypt

A new book on ancient Egypt is full of fascinating material, from a re-examination of Cleopatra’s death, the fluidity of sexual identity, and being carried off by a hippopotamus.
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Time for America to say ta-ta to Tut

Academics / Astronomy : Cosmic Log

Two major exhibits of ancient artifacts relating to the best-known figures from ancient Egypt, King Tut and Cleopatra, are in the last stages of their U.S. tours — and their departure could signal the end of an era. "Cleopatra: The ...

NBC Orders Pilot for Period Drama about Cleopatra

Entertainment / Television : Our Take

NBC has ordered a pilot for a period drama about Cleopatra, Deadline reports. The drama will focus on the love triangle of Cleopatra, Mark Anthony and Julius Caesar in ancient Egypt, according to the report. Read More > Other Links ...

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Monument Lifted From Cleopatra's Underwater City

News : Huffington Post

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt — Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday lifted an ancient granite temple pylon out of the waters of the Mediterranean, where it had lain for centuries as part of the palace complex of Cleopatra, submerged in Alexandr...

Obelisk - Cleopatra’s Needle

Lifestyle / Travel : Atlas Obscura

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