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Possible portrait of Cleopatra from Herculaneum

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Possible portrait of Cleopatra from Herculaneum
Possible portrait of Cleopatra from Herculaneum

In one of the villas in Herculaneum, a portrait of a red-haired woman was discovered, whose features, royal tiara and hairstyle adorned with tiny hairpins with pearls suggest the posthumous image of Cleopatra VII. The object is dated to the 1st century CE.

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