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History did not forget her, but the elements (particularly the rising Mediterranean sea) swallowed up much of the ancient city of Alexandria. In the late 1980s, an international team of archaeologists began to excavate the underwater ruins of ancient Alexandria. Foreman documents their work in this richly illustrated, well-written reconstruction of the ancient past, a book that armchair Egyptologists will find irresistible. --Gregory McNamee
All of us have heard of Cleopatra, but very few movies and books ever go by factual record. In this book one can find out anything they wish to know about Cleopatra from her... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Selena Mead
I found it very interesting to learn what she really looked like and her history. It was different than the movies depicted.Published on February 2, 2010 by Susan J. Huson
Power, politics, romance, history, art, archaeology and legend. Laura Forman's Cleopatra's Palace left no stone unturned. Read morePublished on July 26, 2008 by Thomas Laporte
This is a book with pictures and writing so moving it left me breathless after the first chapter. A love for the subject really shows through on each page. Read morePublished on March 18, 1999