LOS ANGELES (CBS) — An exhibit showcasing the legendary Cleopatra, the infamous queen of Egypt and lover of both Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, opens Wednesday at the California Science Center.

“Cleopatra: The Exhibition” will take place in a 13,000-square-foot space showcasing the largest collection of Cleopatra-era artifacts from Egypt ever assembled in the U.S., according to the California Science Center. The exhibit runs through Dec. 31.

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Exhibit producers say more than 150 priceless Egyptian artifacts recovered from sand and sea will be put on display, including statues, jewelry and coins from Cleopatra’s lost palace in Alexandria.

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Cleopatra VII was crowned queen of Egypt at 17, as the Roman Empire was threatening to swallow up the ancient civilization. Cleopatra famously seduced two of Rome’s most powerful leaders – Julius Caesar and Mark Antony – and bore children to both men. The Egyptian queen died by her own hand, with the bite of an asp.

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Tickets to the exhibit are timed and valid only for the specified admission date and time. Tickets can be bought online, by phone and at the box office.