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Princess Arsinoe

By Brittany F.
Maryland, Age 15

Cleopatra's younger sister princess Arsinoe skeleton was found the younger sister of Cleopatra.Princess Arsinoe who was murdered more than a 2,000 years ago on the orders of the Egyptian queen, are the first relics of the Ptolemaic dynasty to be identified.This magnificent breakthrough in history as well as science by an Austrian team that also bring into play that she is part African. Traditional thinking has always been that the monarch was Greek Caucasian.Princess Arsinoe's remains were found in a tomb in Ephesus, Turkey.
There was no love lost between her and her powerful sister - it is believed that Cleopatra ordered Mark Antony to murder her.