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Cleopatra and other powerful women

Rosemary Joyce, professor of anthropology | June 10, 2010

“Her name is synonymous with power and glamour”: so starts an article in the Philadelphia Inquirer prompted by the opening of a new exhibit last week at The Franklin Institute. This opening, and the exhibit itself, reflects the long-standing fascination of the public, shared by archaeologists, for women who ruled in ancient states, and the … Continue reading »