Cleopatra VII (Artist's Impression)
Artist's impression of Cleopatra VII, as depicted in the video game Assassin's Creed: Origins by Ubisoft.
Cleopatra VII silver tetradrachm, 1st century BCE. (Numismatics Museum, Athens)
Painting by Reginald Arthur from 1892 CE, depicting the legendary death of Cleopatra by snakebite.
Portrait of Cleopatra VII
A posthumous portrait of Cleopatra VII. The portrait dates to the 1st century CE and was found at Herculaneum, preserved from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. It is housed at the National Archaeological Museum of Naples.
Bronze Coin of Cleopatra
Bronze coin of Cleopatra (r. 51-30 BCE), with her portrait and eagle on the reverse. Minted in Alexandria, in modern-day Egypt. (The British Museum, London).
Women in Ancient Egypt
One of the central values of ancient Egyptian civilization, arguably the central value, was ma'at - the concept of harmony and balance in all aspects of one's life. This ideal was the most important duty observed by the pharaoh who, as mediator...
Ptolemaic Dynasty in Ancient Egypt
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Coin Portrait of Cleopatra Selene II
A rare silver denarius with a delicate portrait of Cleopatra Selene II (c. 40 BCE - 5 BCE). Minted in Caesarea, Mauretania (near modern day Cherchell, Algeria), c. 20 BCE - 24 CE. Courtesy of Roma Numismatics Ltd., Auction XVIII, 29-09-2019...
Marble Bust of Cleopatra Selene II
A late 1st Century CE Roman bust portraying Cleopatra Selene II (40 - 5 BCE), the queen of Mauretania. This bust is currently on display at the Archaeological Museum of Cherchell, Algeria.
Shrine of Ptolemy VIII & Cleopatra II
The shrine held a cult statue of the goddess Isis, who is mentioned in the inscriptions. It stood in one of the sanctuaries of one of her famous temple on the island of Philae. Holes on all sides of the recess hold held two door leaves and...