List of cultural depictions of Cleopatra

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Left image: Cleopatra VII bust in the Altes Museum, Antikensammlung Berlin, Roman artwork, 1st century BC
Right: bust of Cleopatra VII, dated 40-30 BC, Vatican Museums, showing her with a 'melon' hairstyle and Hellenistic royal diadem worn over her head

Cleopatra has been the subject of literature, films, plays, television programs, and art. Only those with Wikipedia articles are cited.

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Cleopatra VII wearing a diadem and 'melon' hairstyle similar to coinage portraits, marble, found near the Tomba di Nerone, Rome along the Via Cassia, Museo Pio-Clementino, Vatican Museums
Cleopatra as a Goddess; 1st century BC
An ancient Roman wall painting in Room 71 of the House of Marcus Fabius Rufus at Pompeii, Italy, showing Venus with a cupid's arms wrapped around her. It is most likely a depiction of Cleopatra VII of Ptolemaic Egypt as Venus Genetrix, with her son Caesarion as a cupid. It was most likely painted in conjunction with the September 46 BC foundation of the Temple of Venus Genetrix in the Forum of Caesar by Julius Caesar, where he erected a gilded statue depicting Queen Cleopatra (as described by Appian and Dio Cassius).
An engraving depicting Cleopatra VII by French artist Élisabeth Sophie Chéron (1648-1711), based on a medallion of Cleopatra dated to the Hellenistic period of antiquity
"La morte di Cleopatra" by Cagnacci
Poster for the film Cleopatra (1917), starring Theda Bara
The Banquet of Cleopatra, by Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, 1744, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne[4] The Banquet of Cleopatra was a frequently used subject in art, mainly of the Baroque period.

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The 1909 Cléopâtre costume designed by Léon Bakst for Ida Rubinstein.

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  • Cleopatra, Portrait of a Killer (2009) (Camelia Ben Sakour)
  • Rome's Greatest Battles: Actium (2010) (Laëtitia Eïdo)

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See also: Cleopatra (Character) imdb.com page

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Lyndsey Marshal as Cleopatra in Rome

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  7. ^ "Beham, The Death of Cleopatra" ARTBase April 24, 2010
  8. ^ "Cleopatra Presented with the Head and Limbs of Her Own Child" J. Paul Getty Museum August 18, 2010
  9. ^ "The Tomb of Marc Antony and Cleopatra" J. Paul Getty Museum August 18, 2010
  10. ^ "Antony and Cleopatra by Andrea Casali" University of Texas Web Server Archived 2011-06-12 at the Wayback Machine August 21, 2010
  11. ^ "Chelsea porcelain Cleopatra vase" British Museum May 12, 2010
  12. ^ Benvenuto Cellini by Robert Henry Hobart Custby (p. 110) May 12, 2010
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  64. ^ "Louis Simpson, Early in the Morning" The Wadsworth Anthology of Poetry 24 April 2010

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