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Long-lost lovers; briefing 60second.

EGYPT'S top archaeologist has unveiled 22 coins, 10 mummies, an alabaster head and a fragment of a mask with a cleft chin as evidence that the discovery of the lost tomb of Mark Antony and Cleopatra is at hand.

Zahi Hawass showed off the ancient treasures at a 2,000-year-old temple at Burg El-Arab which he believes ncontains the tomb of the lovers.

The pair challenged Caesar Augustus for control of the Roman Empire more than two millennia ago. They were defeated and committed suicide - Mark Antony by his sword, Cleopatra with a poisonous asp..
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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
Date:Apr 20, 2009
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