Cleopatra Testing Poisons On Those Condemned To Death
Alexandre Cabanel, 1887 CE. Oil on canvas, exhibited at the Royal Museum of Fine Arts Antwerp.
Bust of Cleopatra
Marlbe bust of Cleopatra VI of Egypt form 30-40 BC. Altes Museum Berlin.
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).
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.
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...
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...
Stela of Ptolemy IX & Cleopatra III
Two thirds of this stela were lost due to reuse as building material. It documents a royal visit to Elephantine. Ptolemy IX and Cleopatra III, his mother and co-regent, granted privileges to the priests of Khnum, a local ram god. The scene...
Detail of Stela of Ptolemy IX & Cleopatra III
Greek texts were incised on this granite stela. It documents a royal visit to Elephantine. Ptolemy IX and Cleopatra III, his mother and co-regent, granted privileges to the priests of Khnum, a local ram god. There are hieroglyphic inscriptions...
The Ptolemaic Dynasty of Ancient Egypt: From Ptolemy I to Cleopatra VII
The Ptolemaic dynasty in Ancient Egypt began under the rule of Ptolemy I Soter, whose goal was to make Egypt great again and he did that by putting the country back on solid economic and administrative footing, and it ended with Cleopatra...