Thandie Newton being Cleopatra in an ad photoshoot of the 2010 Virgin Media Shorts film competition. Thandie Newton was a judge. In these photos, by Lorenzo Aguis, Newton reinacts scenes from the "Cleopatra", 1917 starred the sex symbol Theda Bara.
Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh of the Ptolemaic empire. 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.
Cleopatra was very famous for using beauty oils to keep her skin young and beautiful! Fragment of a relief of Queen Cleopatra VII Thea Philopator (“Cleopatra the Father-Loving Goddess”) of Egypt, Century BC.