Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra  Artist:	Henry Clive  Date:	1946  Medium:	Oil on illustration board

Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra Artist: Henry Clive Date: 1946 Medium: Oil on illustration board

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.

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.

The story of Cleopatra and Mark Antony has captured our imagination for hundreds of years. It is a story filled with drama and sensation, of an exotic Egyptian queen and a powerful Roman general. One of the most popular retellings of their tragic love affair was by William Shakespeare. . Tried to give this one an eypgtian scroll feeling. . I wish Instagram's quality was a bit better... But if you zoom you can see some of the line art details... I promise it looks much better on my comput...

The story of Cleopatra and Mark Antony has captured our imagination for hundreds of years. It is a story filled with drama and sensation, of an exotic Egyptian queen and a powerful Roman general. One of the most popular retellings of their tragic love affair was by William Shakespeare. . Tried to give this one an eypgtian scroll feeling. . I wish Instagram's quality was a bit better... But if you zoom you can see some of the line art details... I promise it looks much better on my comput...

Nun: the primordial waters; the spirit of the creater resided in there but could not take shape because the destructive forces of chaos were embodied by the great serpent and stopped it from happening; Rising of the first land out of Nun marked the beginning of time; 1st deity was in form of a bird;

Nun: the primordial waters; the spirit of the creater resided in there but could not take shape because the destructive forces of chaos were embodied by the great serpent and stopped it from happening; Rising of the first land out of Nun marked the beginning of time; 1st deity was in form of a bird;

Just a gorgeous shot from an Egyptian flavored Tumblr. Go check out the link by clicking thru her blog is awesome!

Just a gorgeous shot from an Egyptian flavored Tumblr. Go check out the link by clicking thru her blog is awesome!

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