Behold, the real face of Cleopatra

By | December 16, 2008

Pieced together from images on ancient artefacts, including a ring dating from Cleopatra’s reign 2,000 years ago, it is the culmination of more than a year of painstaking research. The result is a beautiful young woman of mixed ethnicity  –  very different to the porcelain-skinned Westernised version portrayed by Elizabeth Taylor in the 1961 movie Cleopatra. – mailonsunday

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Interesting, but something is missing. Where is the typical Egyptian protective eye makeup?

The favorite eye shadows were green powdered malachite and black crushed lead ore for kohl. Kohl eyeliner was invented to help protect the eyes against infection. – jasmin

One thought on “Behold, the real face of Cleopatra

  1. Darth Wador

    When i have a Said its moment
    This bad Soctionvations
    Rise on a Dark Lord of the Sith
    His neme You have will call
    Oh His it’s DARTH WADOR!
    Bechouse when only Darth Wador is burningin
    Whan time to die and Falling
    Of Love,and when die the Love
    Dieing to Hope
    Dieing to the Life!!!!
    This is Rise Of Darth Wador….

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