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Traditional dress of Egypt: Legacy of ancient Kings and Queens

Ancient Egyptian. Egyptians developed their own unique style. Sheep wool wigs were worn to parties and women dressed in linen ankle-length dresses with straps that tied at the neck. Rich women wore heavily bejeweled collars called wesekh. Women also tinted their lips and cheeks with red ochre and lined their eyes and brows with black kohl using a fine reed.

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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.

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Nefertiti, Queen of Egypt Medium : Digital Painting This representation is based upon her famous bust found by archeologists in 1912. In her time, we was believed to be the most beautiful woman in the world

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