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The Death of Cleopatra

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Aug 13, 2017 | 10:28 PM EDT
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history
egyptian
african
cleopatra

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This is my take on one of the most infamous scenes from late Egyptian history, namely Cleopatra VII's legendary suicide by snakebite. An 1892 painting by Reginald Butler inspired the composition here, but this moment has been a classic subject of historical illustration for centuries.