The final day of the initial two month excavation permit at Taposiris Magna, the archeologists on Dr. Martínez’ team sat on the ground, refused to work, and encouraged her to give up. Martínez said she would not. She would use every minute of those eight remaining hours. The Dominican asked her excavation team to spread […]Read more
Who Will Find Cleopatra’s Tomb?
Cleopatra’s burial site is still hidden. An archeologist from the Dominican Republic, Kathleen Martínez, may be the closest anyone has come to discovering it. She’s fought to live her dream of excavating to prove the Egyptian Queen’s role in ancient history. Kathleen Martínez was fascinated with Cleopatra from an early age. At 15, she declared […]Read more