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Cleopatra's tomb has been found
Well according to this real-life Indiana Jones it has.
Zahi Hawass at work
He maybe considered the world's most flamboyant archaeologist, but I think that is definitely part of his charm. I love watching documentaries that feature Mr Hawass because his passion, and love of Egypt shine through each time. Here is a news snippet on his latest discovery:
With a team of 12 archeologists and 70 excavators, Zahi Hawass, 60, the head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, has started searching for the entrance to her tomb.
And after a breakthrough two weeks ago he hopes to find her lover, the Roman general Mark Antony, sharing her last resting place at the site of a temple, the Taposiris Magna, 28 miles west of Alexandria.
Hawass has discovered a 400ft tunnel beneath the temple containing clues that the supposedly beautiful queen may lie beneath. “We’ve found tunnels with statues of Cleopatra and many coins bearing her face, things you wouldn’t expect in a typical temple,” he said.
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How cool is this eh! I would love to be able to be there, and see these wonderful discoveries as they are being made.