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The Royal Treatment: Beauty Products Inspired by Cleopatra

The Royal Treatment: Beauty Products Inspired by Cleopatra Written by Ashley - Harvard University


Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh. She was 17 or 18 when she became queen. Cleopatra was a shrewd politician who spoke nine languages. During her reign, Egypt became closely aligned with the Roman Empire.


Timeline of ancient egypt. Part of my Ancient Egypt wallchart, available at:


The only carving of Cleopatra, at Dendera Temple. So impressive how much detail went into this...


This statue is very rare. It is one of seven in the world identified as the most famous queen of Egypt: Cleopatra VII. Cleopatra VII was born in Macedonian family called the Ptolemies, who were famous for their vicious infighting. Matricide, patricide and fratricide were common in many generations, including Cleopatra VII's. She had several relatives killed so she might survive. For generations the Romans coveted Egypt, a bountiful sours of grain they could use to feed their army. Th...


Ancient Sunken City of Alexandria, Egypt. Lost for 1600 years the fabled city of Alexandria was lost – until just 16 years ago. The famed stage of historic interactions between Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, Marc Antony and Octavius was lost under the water. The royal residences, as archeologists discovered, were slowly sent to the bottom of the sea after a series of earthquakes and tsunamis. The ancient Alexandria had over 500,000 residents and was known for its library with over 700,000…