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(Cleopatra VII, Queen of Egypt. Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history as Cleopatra, was the last active pharaoh of Ancient Egypt, only shortly survived by her son, Caesarion as pharaoh. Born: October 69 BC, Alexandria, Egypt Died: 30 BC, Alexandria, Egypt

Statue of queen Cleopatra VII. Basalt, second half of the first century BC. Hermitage, Saint Petersburg I, George Shuklin CC BY-SA File:Клеопатра VII.jpg Created: 10 June 2007 (UTC) About Media Viewer

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939, archaeologist, Pierre Montet, discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes, & his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered. Its discovery had little fan fare because it was the eve of World War II, & Egyptologists didn't want it to fall into enemy hands. The discovery is revered to be equal to the discovery of King Tut's tomb in 1922, but most of the world is unaware of its existence.

Most Egyptian funerary mask are made of solid gold, but in 1939 archaeologist Pierre Montet discovered the tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes his entire sarcophagus is pure silver, the only one ever discovered

King Tut's grandmother Queen Tiye, the mother of Pharaoh Akhenaten. The hairpiece behind her is believed to have been made up of her own hair. It has not disintegrated because of the mummification process and the dry conditions within the tomb. She was the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III

*EGYPT ~ King Tut’s grandmother Queen Tiye, the mother of Pharaoh Akhenaten. The hairpiece behind her is believed to have been made up of her own hair. It has not disintegrated because of the mummification process and the dry conditions within the tomb.

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