Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia

Ptolemaic dynasty - Wikipedia

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Ancient Egyptians used kohl, a lead base, to outline their eyes. This could have led to seizures or comas, even death.

The last and arguably most powerful dynasty in Egypt's history was ruled by Macedonian Greeks known as the Ptolemies.

The last and arguably most powerful dynasty in Egypt's history was ruled by Macedonian Greeks known as the Ptolemies.

Ptolemy I Soter I (the Savior), also known as Ptolemy Lagides, was a Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt (323 BC – 283 BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In 305/4 BC he took the title of pharaoh.

Bust of Ptolemy I Soter I c. 367 BC – c. 283 BC, was a Greek Macedonian general under Alexander the Great, who became ruler of Egypt BC) and founder of both the Ptolemaic Kingdom and the Ptolemaic Dynasty. In BC he demanded the title of pharaoh.

Cartonnage Mummy Case, c. 50 BC - AD 50 Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty to early Roman Empire cartonnage, painted and gilded, with glass inlays, Overall - h:20.50 w:57.00 l:166.50 cm (h:8 1/16 w:22 7/16 l:65 1/2 inches). Cleveland Museum of Art

Cartonnage Mummy Case, c. 50 BC - AD 50 Egypt, Late Ptolemaic Dynasty to early Roman Empire cartonnage, painted and gilded, with glass inlays! Cileveland Museum of Art

Shrew, 305-30 BC Egypt, Greco-Roman Period, probably Ptolemaic Dynasty bronze, solid cast, Overall - l:17.30 cm (l:6 3/4 inches) with tang - h:6.90 cm (h:2 11/16 inches) without tang - h:4.90 cm (h:1 7/8 inches) Base - h:7.00 w:3.90 d:0.70 cm (h:2 3/4 w:1 1/2 d:1/4 inches).

Shrew, BC Egypt, Greco-Roman Period, probably Ptolemaic Dynasty Cast bronze, 17 cm long ¾ in) Source: Cleveland Museum of Art

Canopic chest |Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

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Ptolemy I Soter (c. 367 BC-283/2 BC) Founder of the Ptolemaic Dynasty.  Son of Lagus or Philip II of Macedon and Arsino. Consorts: Artakama, Eurydice, and Berenice

a bust of Ptolemy I Soter, the Greek general of Alexander the Great who started the Ptolemaic Dynasty. This is the dynasty Cleopatra was descended from. The bust is at the Louvre.

A Greek shopping list: poultry, bread, lupines, chickpeas, kidney beans, fenugreek, and their prices. C3rd AD, Egypt, #ptolemaic dynasty #Macedonian Cooking #Greek rulers of #egypt

A Greek shopping list: poultry, bread, lupines, chickpeas, kidney beans, fenugreek, and their prices. C3rd AD, Egypt, #ptolemaic dynasty #Macedonian Cooking #Greek rulers of #egypt

Ptolemy VI Philometor c. 186–145 BCE, a Ptolemaic dynasty King, is shown wearing…

Ring of Ptolemy VI Philometor wearing the Pschent-Double Crown, to Century BC. Ptolemaic rulers wore the Pschent in Egypt only and wore the diadem in the other territories

The Famine Stela is an inscription written in hieroglyphs located on Sehel Island in the Nile near Aswan in Egypt, which speaks of a seven-year period of drought and famine during the reign of the 3rd dynasty king Djoser. It is thought that the stela was inscribed during the Ptolemaic dynasty, which ruled 332–31 BC. https://www.facebook.com/groups/Archaeology.Prehistoric/ The Famine Stela was inscribed into a natural granite cliff whose surface was cut into the rectangular shape of a stela…

STAR GATES: Star Gates: Sehel Island, near Aswan. BC- The Ancient Egyptian Famine-stela on It is thought to date to the Ptolemaic dynasty, Photo courtesy taken by HoremWeb

Cleopatra VII Philopator August 12, 30 BC, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. After her reign, Egypt became a province of the recently established Roman Empire.  Cleopatra was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, a Greek family of Macedonian origin[3] that ruled Egypt after Alexander the Great's death during the Hellenistic period.

Cleopatra VII Philopator August 12, 30 BC, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son Caesarion. After her reign, Egypt became a province of the recently established Roman Empire. Cleopatra was a member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, a Greek family of Macedonian origin[3] that ruled Egypt after Alexander the Great's death during the Hellenistic period.

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Cleopatra, history has portrayed her as a sex symbol and not as how she was, an intelligent woman (spoke 8 languages), and a politician who ruled a country in turmoil.

Egypt, Greco-Roman Period, Late Dynasty30 to early Ptolemaic Dynasty, limestone, Overall - h:47.30 w:41.00 cm (h:18 9/16 w:16 1/8 inches). John L. Severance Fund 1972.45

Temple Relief of a Deity, BC Egypt, Greco-Roman Period, Late to early Ptolemaic Dynasty limestone, Overall - cm inches). Cleveland Museum of Art

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