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What Cleopatra has to do with Cleopatra’s Needle?

What Cleopatra has to do with Cleopatra’s Needle?


It has nothing to do with Cleopatra. The needle which is one of a pair (the other one now being in New York), was commissioned by Pharaoh Tuthmosis III, 1,400 years before Cleopatra was born.