The famous Egyptian Queen well-known to be one of the greatest seducer in ancient history, has remained popular even in modern world today. Her story was told in many different forms such as book, movies, documentary, art, museum, various articles, Shakespeare’s plays, and so much more. Not only Cleopatra’s beauty has been revived in different styles by numerous artists, her power of seduction & charisma created many tales as well. Here we have Shawli’s Fantasy version of Cleopatra, in her full seductive mannerism with all things Egyptian-related that surrounds her.
Egyptians has begun their cultivation of poppy flowers since 1300 B.C. in the capital of Thebes. Used in ritual offerings, decorations, foods, and remedies, the opium from the poppy flowers was an important trading product to the Egyptians. As useful as it may seem, these beautiful flowers can be lethal if overdosed.
Deadly for it’s toxic poison, cobra snake was respected by the Egyptians and is symbolic for the royalties and the Goddess Wadjet. As told in legend, Cleopatra took her own life with the venom of the cobra after Anthony was defeated by the Octavians.
Having the most beautiful eyes and unique spotted furs, Egyptian Mau has been a popular breed traced back in history. The ancient Egyptians believes cats are the manifestation of various deities, the most well-known one is Goddess Bastet. Often seen on ancient Egyptian murals and arts, these lovely creature prove themselves as helpful domestic pets with sharpening hunting abilities.
In the ancient times of Egypt ecosystem, Nile crocodiles lived all along the Nile river, lakes, canal, and pools. These vicious carnivore can grow up to 6 meters in length and very powerful in it’s strength. With very little opponent, the Nile Crocodile was both hunted and worshiped by ancient Egyptians. As documented from history, the crocodiles are kept as pets inside temple pool and was being fed, jeweled, and worshiped. After they die, they are embalmed, mummified, placed in sarcophagi, and preserved in Egyptian tomb.
Blue Egyptian Lotus (Blue Water Lily)
As part of the water lily family, the Egyptian blue lotus was found mainly in canals, river banks, and in pools inside the ancient Egyptian temples. Engraved on many stone carvings and murals, blue lotus symbolizes reincarnation & rebirth for Egyptians. It’s beauty and scent was greatly appreciated with usage as decorations, perfumes, tea, religious rituals, and so much more.
Part of important Egyptian religious rituals that holds important symbolic value, the Scarab beetles are sacred to the Egyptians. Associated as divine manifestation, the Scarab beetles symbols are seen in ornaments, jewels, hieroglyphics, murals, temples, tombs, vase, and many other places. As shown in the art, Scarab beetles are often made into jewelries for the royalties to be worn across their chest;as one past away, the auspicious Scarab were placed on the bandages of the mummy to symbolize the heart of the deceased, known as “heart Scarab”.
The piece of Cleopatra art combines all the significant Egyptian gems with a touch of seductiveness & a hint of sweet captivating pleasure. Luring you to the world of sweet poison, and mesmerized by the art of seduction.
※Cleopatra art is available in S♥Boutique shop in art postcard, art prints, puzzles, wall art, and custom orders.