Cleopatra VII, Philopator

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Panagiotis Constantinou
published on 03 December 2021
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A face re-creation based on, the Bust of Cleopatra VII (l. c. 69-30 BCE, r. 51-30 BCE), that is a granite bust currently on display in the Gallery of Ancient Egypt at the Royal Ontario Museum. It is believed to have been discovered in Alexandria, Egypt at the site of Cleopatra's sunken palace on the island of Antirhodos.

Note that in this recreation Cleopatra looks rather pale-skinned because the Ptolemaic Dynasty was ethnically Macedonian and did not intermarry with Egyptians.

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Panagiotis Constantinou
Studied graphic design, yet never practiced it. working something else entirely now trying to support my family. You may visit my Youtube channel here:

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