Monday, November 19, 2012

Cleopatra: The Exhibit

The legend of Cleopatra is a dream come true for Hollywood directors. The story of a powerful Egyptian queen who managed to capture both the hearts of two powerful Roman leaders Mark Anthony and Julius Caesar with her allure and mesmerizing beauty. Little was known to how Cleopatra ruled or what a loving mother she was to her four children.  With the guidance of archaeologists Franck Goddio and Zahi Hawass; a successful excavation was set to uncover and discover what ancient ruins lay beneath the lost city of Alexandria. Discovered were over two-thousand year old documents, statues, and many more artifacts giving us a glimpse into her life as the last pharaoh of Egypt.