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Cleopatra: Portrait of a Killer

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Cleopatra - the most famous woman in history. We know her as a great queen, a beautiful lover and a political schemer. For 2,000 years almost all evidence of her has disappeared - until now.

In one of the world's most exciting finds, archaeologists believe they have discovered the skeleton of her sister, murdered by Cleopatra and Mark Antony.

From Egypt to Turkey, Neil Oliver investigates the story of a ruthless queen who would kill her own siblings for power. This is the portrait of a killer. Show less

Contributors

Presenter:
Neil Oliver
Executive Producer:
Richard Bradley
Producer:
Paul Elston
Director:
Paul Elston

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