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“The Real Cleopatra Jones" - Saundra Brown, 28, the first black woman on the Oakland police force gets instructions on how to shoot a shotgun, 1970.

from BBC

Who was the real Cleopatra?

A new Cleopatra exhibit in Rome fall 2013. Rather than the oft told stories, this exhibit brings together 180 artifacts related to the famous queen.

from Mail Online

Sorry Liz, but THIS is the real face of Cleopatra

from W Magazine

Cleopatra: A Life

Will the Real Cleopatra Please Stand Up?


Sculpture found at an excavation of Roman Emperor Hadrian's villa outside Rome. She is thought to be Cleopatra the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. The portrait wears the broad royal diadem of the Ptolemaic dynasty and the traditional melon hairstyle with a bun in the neck. The portait may have been made in Cleopatra's lifetime, 40-80 BC.