Great Mosque of Samarra, Iraq. The Great Mosque of Samarra is a century mosque located in Samarra, Iraq. The mosque was commissioned in 848 and completed in 851 by the Abbasid caliph Al-Mutawakkil who reigned (in Samarra) from 847 until
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!