Paphos tomb probably belonged to Ptolemy prince

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Paphos tomb probably belonged to Ptolemy prince
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Archaeologists have announced that they have made a very important discovery after initial estimates link a tomb unearthed at the Tombs of the Kings area in Paphos, with that of a 12-year-old Ptolemy prince, who died in Cyprus in 150BC, and who was the dynasty’s co-regent at the time.

According to the experts, the tomb is believed to belong to the Ptolemy Eupator, the son of Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra II, who reigned for a short period as co-ruler with his father. He died not long after he had assumed the title, around 152BC.

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Paphos tomb probably belonged to Ptolemy prince


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