I'm an artist that uses photoshop to bring old images and statues into the modern day. Let’s talk about Cleopatra, one of the most enigmatic figures of ancient history. She was the first Ptolemaic ruler of Egypt to even speak the Egyptian language, and she routinely outwitted her foes. She seduced two powerful Romans. But what did she look like? What did she do? What ethnicity was Cleopatra? Let’s talk the history & appearance of Cleopatra, now.
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Sources and Further Reading
0:50 What Do We Know About Cleopatra?
2:03 Historical Sources for her Appearance
4:23 What We Don't Know - Cleo's Ethnic Background
7:08 Her Hair & Eye Color
7:25 Statue Recreation Reveals
7:52 Was Cleopatra a Redhead?
8:22 Redhead Recreation Reveal