Cleopatra on Tour
July 14, 2011 - Cleopatra is doing a world tour in the exhibit "Cleopatra: The Search for the Last Queen" organized by the National Geographic Society and Arts and Exhibitions International. The tour began in February and thus far has made an appearance at the Franklin Institute in Pennsylvania and the Cincinnati Museum Center. The third stop has just been added at the Milwaukee Public Museum beginning October 14, 2011.
The 150 artifacts display were recovered from the Bay of Aboukir off the coast of Alexandria; The exhibit includes coins, daily items, religious tokens, even photos and underwater video from recent expeditions attempting to unlock the mystery behind this famous ruler.