• Photo: Eye of Cleopatra

    Who Was Cleopatra?

    Exhibit Unravels the Mystery

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California Science Center
Los Angeles, CA
May 23 - December 31, 2012

Audio Slide Shows

  • Photo: Diver and sphinx

    The Underwater World of Cleopatra

    Ancient writers had praised the cities of Canopus and Heracleion as visions of splendor, but the cities themselves were nowhere to be found. Today, underwater excavations have brought us closer in the never ending search for Cleopatra.

  • Photo: Excavators digging

    The Search for Cleopatra

    Most archaeologists concluded that Cleopatra’s tomb had sunk beneath the ocean floor, but new evidence suggests the tomb could be at Taposiris Magna.


  • Photo: Underwater archaeologist Franck Goddio

    Franck Goddio

    Franck Goddio explains his drive to keep searching for elements of Cleopatra's life in hopes that we might someday understand why she emerged as the most memorable queen of the entire Mediterranean.

  • Photo: Zahi Hawass

    Zahi Hawass

    Many have searched for the tomb of Alexander the Great, but no one had searched for that missing piece of ancient Egypt’s story—the tomb of Cleopatra.  Zahi Hawass and Kathleen Martinez take on the challenge.

The Legend Lives On

Fall under her spell.

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May 23 - December 31, 2012
Los Angeles, CA


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