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Bust of Cleopatra VII, 30 CE

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Cleopatra VI was the last pharaoh of Egypt. She had a child by Julius Caesar and another three with Mark Antony. After Mark Antony lost the struggle for the Roman Empire, she was captured by Octavian and committed suicide. Egypt then became part of the Roman Empire.

Berlin, Altes Museum

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Coin of Cleopatra, 51-30 BCE

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