The Royal Museum of Mariemont in Belgium holds an exhibit that visitors find particularly intriguing: a fragment of a colossal female statue. The director of the museum, Marie-Cécile Bruwier, launches a full-scale investigation into the mystery surrounding this piece. Where does it come from? Can it be dated? How did it get to Mariemont, and does it really represent Cleopatra? The research will take her to Alexandria in Egypt and will involve dozens of specialists. Will the enigmatic young woman of the statue give up all her secrets?
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Alexandria, Egypt (World History Encyclopedia)
History of Alexandria (Britannica)