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‘Cleopatra: The Exhibit’ at the California Science Center

Cleopatra: The Exhibit @ California Science Center

Cleopatra — she ruled the men who ruled the world

They called her the most famous woman in history. It’s true – most know her by name even if we don’t really know what she looks like. Despite all the movies and art created based on her assumed beauty and life, the truth about the last queen of Egypt remains a true mystery. When the Roman Empire demolished her empire, they destroyed her image and rewrote her history. They painted her as nothing but a seductress who used her charm to manipulate powerful men. That is only partly true.

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