Cleopatra - The search for the last Queen of Egypt

Colossal Head of Caesarion
Colossal Head of Caesarion
This granite head is attributed to Caesarion (Ptolemaios XV), son of Cleopatra VII and Julius Caesar. It is part of a statue of about 16.4 ft in height and dates from the 1st century BC. It was found in Alexandria's ancient harbor opposite the island of Antirhodos. Actual size: H. 2.6 ft / W. 1.9 ft / D. 1.6 ft

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