Cleopatra on Egyptian museum entrance- Last of the Greek Ptolemaic Dynasty in Egypt. < One of my favourite images of ancient Egypt. We are fortunate to have art treasures like this after the passage of so many centuries.
This is a picture of Elizabeth Taylor in the 1963 version of Cleopatra. Her looks in the movie inspired an Egyptian influence in fashion. She also influenced a heavier eye makeup look through her look in the film.
Cleopatra - Queen of Egypt and the last pharaoh of the Ptolemaic empire. She was 17 or 18 when she became queen. Cleopatra was a shrewd politician who spoke nine languages. During her reign, Egypt became closely aligned with the Roman Empire.