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

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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

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

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The woman behind the iconic bust - Nefertiti reconstructed in digital 3D by Sven Geruschkat, who says, 'Nefertiti lived was the wife of Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV). She was co-regent, bore 6 daughters and died at 35. Her name roughly translates to "the beautiful (or perfect) one has arrived". This model was done with 3dsmax, Mudbox, Mental Ray and Photoshop. I certainly lost my vision during the creation. So, you have to judge..."

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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...

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