Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra  Artist:	Henry Clive  Date:	1946  Medium:	Oil on illustration board

Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra Artist: Henry Clive Date: 1946 Medium: Oil on illustration board

Ancient Egyptian. Egyptians developed their own unique style. Sheep wool wigs were worn to parties and women dressed in linen ankle-length dresses with straps that tied at the neck. Rich women wore heavily bejeweled collars called wesekh. Women also tinted their lips and cheeks with red ochre and lined their eyes and brows with black kohl using a fine reed.

Traditional dress of Egypt: Legacy of ancient Kings and Queens

Ancient Egyptian. Egyptians developed their own unique style. Sheep wool wigs were worn to parties and women dressed in linen ankle-length dresses with straps that tied at the neck. Rich women wore heavily bejeweled collars called wesekh. Women also tinted their lips and cheeks with red ochre and lined their eyes and brows with black kohl using a fine reed.

I personally would cast Lupita Nyong'o as Hatshepsut rather than Nefertiti, but Aliciane's vision of Akhenaten's Queen is lovely all the same.

I personally would cast Lupita Nyong'o as Hatshepsut rather than Nefertiti, but Aliciane's vision of Akhenaten's Queen is lovely all the same.

Cleopatra on stage/film/tv would be incredible. Women in history is a great fascination of mine - Leonor Varela inspired my immensely when I watched this film/tv series for the first time!  Cleopatra (tv series 1999) with Leonor Varela as Cleopatra

Cleopatra on stage/film/tv would be incredible. Women in history is a great fascination of mine - Leonor Varela inspired my immensely when I watched this film/tv series for the first time! Cleopatra (tv series 1999) with Leonor Varela as Cleopatra

Nun: the primordial waters; the spirit of the creater resided in there but could not take shape because the destructive forces of chaos were embodied by the great serpent and stopped it from happening; Rising of the first land out of Nun marked the beginning of time; 1st deity was in form of a bird;

Nun: the primordial waters; the spirit of the creater resided in there but could not take shape because the destructive forces of chaos were embodied by the great serpent and stopped it from happening; Rising of the first land out of Nun marked the beginning of time; 1st deity was in form of a bird;

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