Stela in honor of the general Callimachos, picturing Cleopatra and Caesarion

Stone / granite | 114 x 65.3 x 30cm | Hellenistic Period, 39 BCE

Unknown Artist

The most famous of the Lagide queens, Cleopatra VII, appears next to her son Ptolemy XV - known as "Caesarion", the presumed son of Julius Caesar - on a pink granite stela celebrating the general Callimachos, governor of the Theban region. The images...
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