Latest on the Search for Cleopatra’s Tomb (2013)

Brief item from Dominican Today … probably not surprising: The ongoing crisis in Egypt could affect Dominican archeologist Kathleen Martínez’s search for Cleopatra and her lover, the Roman general Mark Anthony. Martínez said that all government offices in Egypt are practically closed, and she is waiting for a renewal of her permit to continue excavation … Continue reading Latest on the Search for Cleopatra’s Tomb (2013)

Latest in the Search for Cleopatra’s Tomb

Time for the annual update from Dominican Today: The biggest tomb of mummies, one Cleopatra’s masks and the temple of Isis are a few of the finds of Dominican Republic’s most famous architect, while fending off venomous snakes and scorpions, for which she’s “the only woman who dares enter the labyrinths” Kathleen Martinez made the … Continue reading Latest in the Search for Cleopatra’s Tomb

Latest Development (?) in the Search for Cleopatra’s Tomb

As often, it seems, the only news we get on this is from Dominican Today: Egypt’s new military authorities have reissued the license to Dominican archaeologist Kathleen Martinez to resume the excavations in the historic search for the tomb of Cleopatra, an investigation that has piqued the interest and obtained the support of the leaders … Continue reading Latest Development (?) in the Search for Cleopatra’s Tomb

Reviews from BMCR

2012.01.44:  Laurianne Martinez-Sève, Atlas du monde hellénistique (336-31 av. J.-C.): pouvoirs et territoires après Alexandre le Grand. Atlas. Mémoires. 2012.01.43:  Marie-Joséphine Werlings, Le dèmos avant la démocratie: mots, concepts, réalités historiques. 2012.01.42:  S. L. McGowen, Sacred and Civic Stone Monuments of the Northwest Roman Provinces. BAR international series 2109. 2012.01.41:  Louise H. Pratt, Eros at … Continue reading Reviews from BMCR