Cleopatra - The search for the last Queen of Egypt

A sphinx made out of black granite. The face is believed to represent Ptolemy XII, father of the famous Cleopatra. The sphinx was found during excavations in the ancient harbor of Alexandria.

© Franck Goddio / Hilti Foundation, Photo: Christoph Gerigk

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