Cleopatra Home


A Multimedia Guide
to the Ancient World

is an interactive guide to the Ancient Art Collection of The Art Institute of Chicago.This Web site is named after Cleopatra, queen of Egypt from 51 to 30 B.C., because she embodied the three great cultures of the ancient Mediterranean region: she was Greek by birth, ruled Egypt as its queen, and lost her kingdom to Rome.

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