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2012-05-23 14:21:21

Centuries of Art and History, Lost for Nearly 2,000 Years, Surface in the Exhibition's West Coast Premiere LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The west coast premiere of Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, featuring the largest collection of its kind ever assembled, opened today at the California Science Center. More than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts illuminating the life of Cleopatra VII, one of the most provocative and powerful women in history, will...

2012-05-09 14:23:04

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The installation of two colossal statues from the 4th - 3rd centuries B.C., weighing a combined total of nearly 10 tons, took place today at the California Science Center in Los Angeles. The 16 ft. tall Ptolemaic King and Queen, are signature pieces in a collection of more than 150 Egyptian artifacts that will be featured in the west coast premiere of "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opening at the Science Center on May...

2012-01-18 11:35:00

Centuries of Art and History, Lost for Nearly 2,000 Years, Surface in the Exhibition's West Coast Premiere LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The west coast premiere of Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt, featuring the largest collection of its kind ever assembled in the U.S., will open at the California Science Center May 23, 2012. More than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts illuminating the life of Cleopatra VII, one of the most provocative and...

2010-06-02 12:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The world of Cleopatra VII, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface on June 5 when "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" opens its doors to the world for the first time at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia (through January 2, 2011). The new exhibition features nearly 150 artifacts from Cleopatra's time and takes visitors inside the present-day search for the elusive queen, which extends from the...

2010-05-14 13:42:00

Exhibition Featuring Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen Opens June 5 PHILADELPHIA, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Installation of the 150 artifacts that will be featured in the world premiere exhibition "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt" began today in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute, including two colossal granite statues from the 4th - 3rd centuries B.C. that weigh almost 10 tons. Opening June 5 and organized...

2010-05-05 10:07:00

Exhibition Featuring Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen Opens June 5 PHILADELPHIA, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere exhibition "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt," debuting in Philadelphia at The Franklin Institute on June 5. Organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions International, with cooperation from the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities and the...

2009-12-01 11:42:00

Five-City North American Tour Will Feature Artifacts from Ongoing Searches into the Life and Times of Egypt's Legendary Queen PHILADELPHIA , Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world of Cleopatra, which has been lost to the sea and sand for nearly 2,000 years, will surface in a new exhibition, "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen of Egypt," making its world premiere in June 2010 at The Franklin Institute in Philadelphia. Organized by National Geographic and Arts and Exhibitions...

2008-03-24 22:50:00

Each Monday, this column turns a page in history to explore the discoveries, events and people that continue to affect the history being made today. It was the pivotal moment in an ancient soap opera, one marked by intrigue, romance, betrayal and widespread consequence. The Battle of Actium in 31 B.C. was an epic showdown that pitted Mark Antony and Cleopatra against spurned former ally Octavian. When Octavian eventually reigned supreme in battle, it meant the end of the Roman Republic for...