The Mystery Of Cleopatra's Submarine Palace

Mystery of Cleopatra's palace on the sea floor increasingly revealed. In a dive mission, Tuesday, May 25, 2010, a team of scientists have important findings in the ruins of buildings under the sea, which is believed to be a complex of palaces and the Temple of Isis, the place where the queen of ancient Egypt ever reigns.

The ruins were located on the seabed around the Anthirodos island which is located near the port city of Alexandria, Egypt. The Valuables from the ruins of the palace, which was first discovered in 1996, will be exhibited in the United States (U.S.) started early June.

Cleopatra Palace's Artifact 

The divers swim through piles of limestone that sank to the seabed by the earthquake and tsunami of more than 1,600 years ago. Teams of divers from a number of these countries struggled to dig one of the richest underwater archaeological sites in the world's.

They even took the remarkable artifacts Cleopatra era relic, known as the last dynastic ruler of ancient Egypt before being colonized by the Roman Empire in 30 BCE (BCE).

Using the latest technology, the team detected that the building ruins buried deep under sediments rest of the harbor eventually a team of divers to confirm the accuracy of descriptions about the city of Alexandria, who left by geography experts and historians Greece about 2,000 years ago.

Since the early 1990s, topographic survey allowed the research team led by French marine archaeologist Franck Goddio, to conquer the port of Alexandria is the distance of vision is very poor. "This location is a unique site in the world," said Goddio who has spent two decades to find the lost city.

This exploration brought a team of divers visiting the palace and temple complex of Isis. That's where an affair with Cleopatra Roman general, Mark Antonius (Mark Antony). They reputedly committed suicide following the defeat of former allies Antonius, Octavian, in the Civil War. Octavian then appears to lead the Roman by the name of the Emperor Augustus.

Teams of divers found a number of primary places in the life of Cleopatra, Antony's dramatic pairs, including Timonium, where Antony withdraws from the outside world after the defeat of Octavian. The building was not completed because of Antony's done already committed suicide.

They also found a large head-shaped stone, which is strongly suspected as Caesarion, son of Cleopatra and her lover before Antony, Julius Caesar. The team also found two sphinxes that one or the other possibility is the description of Cleopatra's father, Ptolemy XII.