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 of Cleopatra saw ancient Egypt becoming a province of the Roman Empire.
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 New Kingdom. 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 Deir el-Bahari
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Nefertiti (Consort of Akhenaten)
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
Queen Twosret reigned from 1187 BC - 1186BC during the 19th dynasty of the New Kingdom.
Queens of Egypt: Picture of an Egyptian Queen in the Harem
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Tiy (Consort of Amenhotep III)
Queen Tiy was the beautiful Chief Queen of Pharaoh Amenhotep III and the mother of Akhenaten, grandmother of Tutankhamun.
Ancient Egyptian Queens - Queen Merneith
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)
Queen Ahmosewas 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)
Queen Tiye 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
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 Middle Kingdom.
Ancient Egyptian Queens Ankhesenamun (Consort of Tutankhamun)
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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