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Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history as Cleopatra, was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. She was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, a family of Greek origin that ruled Egypt after Alexander the Great's death during the Hellenistic period.

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Legend portrayed her as a self-indulgent temptress who used sex and seduction to rule Egypt, yet little is known about Cleopatra the person. She was of Greek descent, became queen at 18, was highly educated and spoke several languages but what was her life like? And how did she really look? To unravel some of the mystery, scientists have converted artifacts with her likeness into a 3-D model, offering viewers a rare glimpse of the face of one historys most powerful women.

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National Geographic - Egypt Unwrapped: The Real Cleopatra 1/3
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Secrets Of Egypt: Cleopatra (part1/5)
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Ancients Behaving Badly - Cleopatra - 1/3
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Cleopatra: A portrait of a killer (part1/6)
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Cleopatra VII - Encyclopedia Channel