The Forgotten Cleopatra: Searching for Cleopatra the Alchemist and Her Golden Secret | Ancient Origins


Cleopatra was one of four female alchemists who worked on producing the famous Philosopher’s stone. She lived during the last remarkable period in Alexandria’s history, when it was still a city of open-minded scientists. Some of the most precious of her discoveries are included in her Chrysopoeia, which may even hold the key for a transmutation into gold.

Source: The Forgotten Cleopatra: Searching for Cleopatra the Alchemist and Her Golden Secret | Ancient Origins

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