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Egyptian White Musk, a little story about Cleopatra's favourite perfume

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Egyptian White Musk, a little story about Cleopatra's favourite perfume

Egyptian Musk has a long and fascinating history. Legend has it that Cleopatra would pour so much of her personalized perfume on the sails of her boats that Marc Antony could smell her coming from miles away even before she arrived at the shores of Tarsus. It is said that Cleopatra wore Egyptian Musk at the time when she was about to meet Marc Antony for the first time, and this is what helped her win over his heart and made him fall in love with her. Shakespeare even wrote about Cleopatra’s famously scented sails which he described as “so...

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