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What liquid did Cleopatra dissolve a pearl in to consume a fortune in a single meal?


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July 14, 2009 8:55AM

There have been two pearls that have been the largest in the whole of history, Cleopatra owned both of them. In accordance with previous instructions, a vessel was placed in front of Cleopatra containing very strong vinegar. She took off one pearl and dropped it into the vinegar and when it was melted, swollowed it.