What happened to Cleopatra’s palace after she died?

Cleopatra’s palace still exists, but it’s underwater.

A fourth century earthquake accompanied by a tsunami caused the royal island of Antirhodos to sink into the sea.

The ruins of the palace were rediscovered in the murky, sewage-filled Alexandria harbor in 1992.

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