Mark Antony, Cleopatra Tomb May Be Found Soon An Egyptian archaeologist claims he could be on the verge of finding the lost tomb of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Excavations begin this week at a 2,000-year-old temple near the Mediterranean Sea where coins, mummies and a fragment of a mask have been found.

Mark Antony, Cleopatra Tomb May Be Found Soon

Mark Antony, Cleopatra Tomb May Be Found Soon

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An Egyptian archaeologist claims he could be on the verge of finding the lost tomb of Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Excavations begin this week at a 2,000-year-old temple near the Mediterranean Sea where coins, mummies and a fragment of a mask have been found.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

Egypt's top archeologist believes he found the lost tomb of Antony and Cleopatra. For over 2,000 years the burial site of the doomed lovers has been a mystery. Now archeologist Zahi Hawass has declared the answer could be found in 22 coins bearing Cleopatra's name and face, 10 mummies, and a mask with a cleft chin. Mark Antony is said to have had a cleft chin. Excavations to find out more begin tomorrow.

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