Achilles and Polyxena, sculpture by Pio Fedi (living with the statues of Florence, Ann Street Studios). What awes me about this work is the hands of Achilles and the indentations they make on Polyxena's skin. Fedi had a knack for the details.
Cleopatra’s royal quarters were found underwater off the shores of Alexandria, Egypt. They had been lost for 1600 years, swept away by earthquakes and tidal waves. Click through to see more lost treasures from Cleopatra's kingdom!
Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.