Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt. Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. A team of marine archaeologists, led by Frenchman, Franck Goddio, began excavating the ancient city in 1998. Historians believe the site was submerged by earthquakes and tidal waves, yet, astonishingly, several artifacts remained largely intact. Amongst the discoveries were the foundations of the palace, shipwrecks, red granite columns, and statues of…

Cléopatre VII représentée vêtue en pharaon sur une stèle inscrite en grec et dédiée par un Grec adepte du culte d’Isis, 51 av. J.-C., musée du Louvre

In ancient Egypt, cosmetics was not a luxury, it was a way of life! Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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