9 Astonishing Egyptian Relics that are Works of Art

Statue of Cleopatra VII Philopator

Statue of Cleopatra VII Philopator. Source: Wikimedia

Ancient Egypt’s culture is one of the richest and most diverse in the world, and a lot of that is reflected in the artworks that have become part of history. Below you can find nine stunning relics of Ancient Egypt that can certainly be called “works of art”.


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Statue of Cleopatra

This black statue of Cleopatra VII is currently at the Hermitage Museum at St Petersburg, Russia. Cleopatra VII was the last Egyptian Pharaoh – after her reign, Egypt became part of the Roman Empire. This depiction is consistent with her Greek heritage – she is holding a cornucopia and her headdress is adorned with snakes.

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