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Cleopatra 'of African descent'


The Egyptian queen Cleopatra was part African, says a documentary team who believe they have found the tomb of her sister.

It was traditionally thought that Mark Anthony's lover was of Greek descent.

Documentary presenter and archaeologist Neil Oliver described what it was like to handle the bones of Princess Arsinoe.

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