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.
Ancient Egypt: A painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten, is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. As a result, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient worl
Another type of old art that I love is any type of ornamentation. It could be on a cieling, or in an old manuscript, or even carved into an original piece of jewelry. What I am showing on this lens is a series of illustrations from a French set of.
Cleopatra on Egyptian museum entrance- Last of the Greek Ptolemaic Dynasty in Egypt. < One of my favourite images of ancient Egypt. We are fortunate to have art treasures like this after the passage of so many centuries.