PHOTOS: Cleopatra's Tomb Site Discovered?

PHOTOS: Cleopatra's Tomb Site Discovered?
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Shadows of shutterbugs darken a long-decayed mummy near the Taposiris Magna temple in Egypt on April 19, 2009. The burial site is among ten apparently noble tombs found ringing the temple and dating back to about 30 B.C., when Cleopatra and Mark Antony are believed to have committed suicide after being defeated by Roman military leader Octavian in a battle for the Roman Empire.

"The discovery of the cemetery this week really convinced me that there is someone important buried inside this temple," Hawass told reporters on April 19, 2009, according to the Associated Press. "We saw that in the pharaonic days, [nobles] were always buried beside pyramids," which were the resting places of the pharaohs.
— Photograph by Amr Nabil/AP
 
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