Cleopatra: portrait of a killer
THE LIFE OF THE ORIGINAL FEMME FATALE REVEALED THIS JANUARY IN CLEOPATRA: PORTRAIT OF A KILLER - New forensic evidence tells a sinister tale of love and power in Ancient Egypt -
Described as a great queen, a beautiful lover, and a political schemer, Cleopatra is one of the greatest icons in history. However, with almost no remaining evidence of her existence, details of Cleopatra's life have remained a mystery - until now. In one of the world's most exciting finds, archaeologists believe they have discovered the skeleton of Cleopatra's sister who was murdered by Cleopatra and Mark Antony. Journeying from Egypt to Turkey, CLEOPATRA: PORTRAIT OF A KILLER uncovers the story of a ruthless queen who would kill her own siblings for power.
Cleopatra was renowned for her beauty and infamous for her love affairs with Julius Caesar and Mark Anthony. Contemporary forensic investigations now reveal that the power-hungry queen would also stop at nothing - including murder - to ensure her continuing reign over Egypt. In the one-hour special CLEOPATRA: PORTRAIT OF A KILLER, we learn of a darker, more sinister side to the Queen of Egypt.
Featuring exclusive interviews with the archaeological team, details of what is believed to be the skeleton of Cleopatra's sister Princess Arsinoe, and vivid dramatizations, Cleopatra: Portrait of a Killer takes a look at the life of Egypt's great Queen from a fresh perspective. Learn about the intriguing story of Cleopatra's deadly rivalry with her sister in this landmark documentary that draws up a tale of rivalry, lust, incest, murder and power that destroyed an empire.