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Researchers recreate the perfume of Egyptian queen Cleopatra

​Researchers recreate the perfume of Cleopatra

Scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa has recreated the smell of a popular ancient Egyptian perfume, which they believe Cleopatra might have worn, Report informs citing the smithsonian.com.

It is noted that during the excavations in the city of Tait they found the ruins of the house dealer's perfume, and the vessels, which contained the remains of the perfume.

As a result of some tests, the scientists managed to install some components of perfumes. They tried to restore the flavor, similar to the one that could use Cleopatra two thousand years ago.

It is clarified that the basis of the fragrance contains of ancient Greek formulas from myrrh, a natural gum extracted from the small and thorny tree species, as well as cardamom, olive oil and cinnamon.

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