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Introducing Adele to Cleopatra September 30, 2012

Filed under: Cairo,Los Angeles — Kelocity @ 2:50 pm
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On our maternity leave bucket list was visiting the California Science Center to see the Cleopatra Exhibit. Last week, we seized the opportunity and headed downtown.
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Irving and I visited Egypt a couple of years ago, and have since been fascinated with the history. It’s crazy to think that these pieces traveled all the way to Los Angeles for us to see.
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There weren’t too many artifacts, but the ones they had were pretty significant. Most were found under the sea in Alexandria and they were preserved really well.
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PS. I am so impressed with myself that these photos with no flash came out!
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I wonder if Adele will be intrigued by ancient Egypt like I was too. Don’t all little kids want to be archeologists?
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We did our usual walk through the giftshop after, imagining what Adele might pick out someday.
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I love museums. We are so lucky to have so many close to us here.
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