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Giovanni Francesco Romanelli, woven by Michael Wauters, The Death of Dido1679, silk and wool tapestry, 412 x 414 cm, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

Dido is a classical heroine who appears in both Phoenician mythology as well as Virgil's Aeneid.  She was the founder of Carthage, and welcomed Aeneas when he was stranded there after fleeing Troy.  They fell in love but he had to leave, and after his departure Dido killed herself with his sword.

As the Queen of Carthage, Dido frequenty wears a crown.  She typically appears either founding Carthage, or with Aeneas.