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Cleopatra and Her Catty Sister

Zahi Hawass is determined to find Cleopatra and outshine Howard Carter:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/22/opinion/22schiff.html?_r=3&pagewanted=1&th
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20090420/sc_nm/us_egypt_cleopatra;_ylt=AmkgVJKq_A1qu8YZqzekrhKs0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTJsdW5lbWJuBGFzc2V0A25tLzIwMDkwNDIwL3VzX2VneXB0X2NsZW9wYXRyYQRjcG9zAzEwBHBvcwMxNwRzZWMDeW5fdG9wX3N0b3J5BHNsawNhcmNoYWVvbG9naXM-

Recall that Cleopatra's contempoary Herod the Great also built his tomb on top of a hill.
http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/episode/herod-s-lost-tomb-3571/
(documentary airs again on Monday)
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2008/11/081119-herod-tomb-paintings-missions.html
www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/856784.html

A new book is out called "Cleopatra and Antony". Note the reversal of the usual order of their names in the title. I flipped through it at the bookstore and it doesn't appear to have much to offer.
www.amazon.com/Cleopatra-Antony-Power-Politics-Ancient/dp/0802717381/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1242398869&sr=1-1

I highly recommend Joyce Tyldesleys book on Cleopatra that came out last year:
www.amazon.com/Cleopatra-Queen-Egypt-Joyce-Tyldesley/dp/0465009409
www.domainofman.com/forum/index.cgi?read=13360

Another recommended Cleopatra book is "Cleopatra and Rome" by Diana Kleiner. I especially like the photos of coins with the images of Cleopatra and Antony.

Cleopatras Black Sheep Sister Found?
http://timesonline.typepad.com/dons_life/2009/03/the-skeleton-of.html
http://www.britainnews.net/story/478126
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/also_in_the_news/7945333.stm