Queens of Egypt: Picture depicting
Queen Cleopatra at Philae
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Cleopatra
Queen Cleopatra VII, the most famous of all the
Queens of Egypt, she was the mistress of Julius
Caesar and the wife of Mark Anthony. The death
saw ancient Egypt becoming a province of the
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Hatshepsut
Queen Hatshepsut reigned from c. 1479–1458 BC
She was the fifth pharaoh of the
18th dynasty of
Ancient Egypt during the period in the ancient
history of Egypt known as the
She was a prolific builder and famous for her
mortuary temple at at Deir el-Bahari. One of her
architects and her most favored courtier was Senenmut,
who many believe to have been her lover.
Hatshepsut mortuary temple at
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Nefertiti (Consort of
Queen Nefertiti r1351 – 1337 BC was the chief
wife and consort of Akhenaten during the 18th
Dynasty of the New Kingdom.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Nefertari (Consort of
Ramses the Great)
Queen Nefertari ruled as queen to Ramses the
Great in the 19th Dynasty of the New Kingdom.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Twosret
reigned from 1187 BC - 1186BC
dynasty of the New Kingdom.
Queens of Egypt: Picture of an
Egyptian Queen in the Harem
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Tiy (Consort of
Queen Tiy was the beautiful Chief Queen of
Pharaoh Amenhotep III and the mother of Akhenaten,
grandmother of Tutankhamun.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen
Merneith was the earliest known
queens of the ancient Egyptians and ruled during the first
dynasty of the Early Dynastic Period. She was the daughter
to one pharaoh (King Djer), the sister and wife of another
(King Djet) and the mother to a third King (King Den).
Merneith held the positions of queen-consort and regent and
she may also have been an Egyptian ruler in her own right.
Queen Amose (Consort of
Pharaoh Amenhotep I and mother of Queen Hatshepsut)
the daughter of Pharaoh Amenhotep I who founded of the 18th
Dynasty. She married her brother who would become Pharaoh Amenhotep I
and was the mother of Queen Hatshepsut.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Tiye (Consort of Ramses
III - The Harem Plot)
was a consort of Ramses III a king of the 20th dynasty of
the New Kingdom and involved in the infamous harem plot.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Nitocris
ruled during the 6th dynasty of ancient
Egyptian kings and the period in history known
as the Old Kingdom.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Sobeknefru
Queen Sobeknefru reigned from 1785 - 1782 BC.
She was a queen of the 12th dynasty during the
period in ancient Egyptian history known as the
Ancient Egyptian Queens Ankhesenamun (Consort of
Queen Ankhesenamun was queen in the 18th Dynasty
of the New Kingdom. She was the wife and half
sister of Tutankhamun and the third daughter of
Akhenaten and Nefertiti.
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