The 5 famous queens who ruled ancient Egypt
She is a woman and not like any women, a woman of the last drop hiding
in her femininity and laughter, the aroma of lemon plantations.
She is the woman of all ages. She became a mother, a nanny, a teacher, a doctor, an engineer and responsible
for everything until she became prime minister and head of state.
No matter what history has written about it, it will not do it right.
Women are half the society and even the whole society.
But today we will limit ourselves to the most famous queens that
ruled ancient Egypt and contributed to the building of Egyptian civilization
You will visit their temples along your tour in Egypt, and know about their history in details. You will be admiring of all of them, who know? You may be in love with one of them
Let’s begin with their powerful and judgmental power in ancient Egypt, (Queen Hatshepsut).
She is the fifth queen of the 18th Dynasty, after the death of her husband, (King Tuhtmosis II), she ruled as a commandment
on his son, the little (king Tuhtmosis) the Third.
Then she was ruled as queen and daughter of “Amun”.
In your tour in Egypt you will see her story, it was published on Nautical
Monastery Temple walls; she says that she came as a result of an intimate meeting
between her mother Queen Ahmos and the god Amun.
She is the eldest daughter of (King Ahmos I), the conqueror of the Hyksos, who received a good education scientifically and morally.
The road was not paved to rule Egypt, and there was a great deal of rejection
from the male community and the priests of “Amun”.
The priests intervened in a decision to marry her from her illegitimate
brother, (King Tuhtmosis II) so that the judgment would be in the hands of a man.
But in fact, the rule was in the hands of Queen Hatshepsut, supported by her friends and supporters.
(King Thutmose III) fought Hatshepsut on the throne after the death of her husband, but she has a lot of experience in the management of the affairs of the country
established a party of her own and crowned a queen on the throne of Egypt.
In ancient Egypt her reign was characterized by peace and commercial prosperity, and she sent several missions to neighboring countries to stimulate trade.
One of the most famous missions was the “Punt land mission”.
Most of the military campaigns during her rule were disciplinary against the insurgency and those out of power.
She built in her era many of the obelisks that architects excelled at this time in their implementation,
the most famous of which are the obelisks in the “Temple of Karnak” and “Incomplete obelisk” Aswan.
You must visit these obelisks during your tour to Luxor and Aswan through our company Felucca Travel.
(Hatshepsut) was a female in the sense of the word, but she wore the costume of the pharaohs and put the borrowed beard in the
celebrations until she became an example of the powerful pharaoh.
The most important monuments left by Hatshepsut nautical monastery, built by the engineer (Senmut) in the lap of the mountain with white limestone.
The temple consists of two galleries above each other in order to elevate
the spirit of the Queen and ascend to the sky and celebrate with the stars.
Wow, she needs more time to read about her
…Queen Merritt Knight
The second name of queen you will hear about in your tour in Egypt.
She was the first queen of a woman in the history of the world, not only the ancient Egypt.
(Merritt Knight) is the first queen in the history of the world to crown the throne of the country and
opinions differed as to whether this queen, whether she ruled the country, or was just a wife of the king, but confirms
that the country took a painting found in one of the graves Apydos engraved by the name of Queen ” Merritt Knight “alone.
As mentioned in a stone in Palermo for the names of the kings who ruled Egypt and stated in historical sources that they ascended the throne and ruled a single judgment and this advantage
characterized by Queen (Merritt Knight) from other queens of history.
(Merritt Knight) is the only Queen of the royal family to find two tombs, one in Saqqara and the other in Abydos next to the tombs of the kings.
She was probably the wife of (Waj), and possibly the daughter of his predecessor, (Ger). Some believe that she was the guardian of her son “Den” before becoming king.
Its tomb is one of the greatest tombs of the first family.
It has two paintings, one of them in the Egyptian Museum, and there is a statue with its name, but it is doubtful that it belongs to it. Are you still interested in your tour in Egypt
The Queen of the two lands, that took over the throne after the chaos.
The scholars differed as to whether the queen was the wife of one of these kings, or whether she had been able to take the throne
of legal or rape for a while. “Ellen Gardner” is the last queen of the 19th Dynasty, The period between (1202-1194 BC).
Julius of Africa and Eusebius named Thurisris, referring to him as the king’s name, recalling that his reign lasted for seven years.
But it is certain that after the death of (King Merneptah), the last powerful monarch in the 19th Dynasty, the country
was in a state of total chaos and was swept by a wave of unrest, which was interrupted by many conspiracies in order to reach the throne of the country.
Many names competing for the throne appeared on the scene, such as Saftah, Amun Mas, City II and (Queen Taosert).
Some scholars believe that Taosert was the wife of (King Merneptah) (Saftah) because her tomb in the Valley of the Kings contained
clear cartridges for this king, and the queen bore the titles (the king’s wife, the lady of the earth, the lady of the south and the north).
Queen Taosert is the country’s last ruler until the end of the modern state. If you are studying the ancient Egyptian history, sure you will know about her
Welcome the most beautiful queens of Egypt, which wiped out its enemies one of the most powerful women in ancient Egypt, her name means “the beautiful woman has come.
Her tomb was found near the tomb of (King Tut Ankh Amun), the son of her husband, (Akhenaten) who ruled Egypt in the 14th century BC.
She lived in the 14th century BC in Pharaonic Egypt, and lived in the 14th century BC – a high status during the reign of her husband Pharaoh
“Amenovis IV” or “Amenhotep IV”, known as “Akhenaten”, and like what happened with her husband, has been wiped out Her name is from historical records as her images were distorted after her death.
She was always wearing a long thin dress and a crown with two feathers, another with a crown with two feathers and a sun disk on it.
She was not only a queen, but she enjoyed a central position. Of the titles of (Nefertiti), the royal wife was great; Nefertiti gave birth to Akhenaten six of the girls.
(Nefertiti) supported her husband during his religious and social revolution and moved on to play a key role in spreading the new concepts that her husband had played with.
She appeared during the ceremonies in which she portrayed
the Queen as she wiped out enemies and enjoyed an unprecedented power to lead the country.
This can be seen on the walls of the “Aton temples” and the tombs of the tombs of Tal el-Amarna.
Rituals, and family scenes, as well as in traditional scenes of military campaigns and earned the title of Great Royal Wife.
(Nefertiti) died in the 14th year of the reign of Akhenaten and was buried in her tomb in the royal tombs at Tal el-Amarna.
The tomb was brought to the attention of the Fletcher
mission in 2002 and she knew the Nubian wreaths that the royal family had placed on their heads during the reign of (Akhenaten).
Two mummies, two of them for two women and one for a boy, and one of the mummies that are now
believed to have Nefertiti has a long neck similar to the neck of the Queen despite the blows that hit the face after death.
Fletcher also found some physical evidence, including a court ring that was placed on her forehead and a lobe with two holes and a shaven head.
During a mummy examination in 2003, scientists discovered that the right arm was broken and the fingers were still holding a royal mace.
Only the pharaohs and queens were allowed to bend their arms the evidence, including the jewelry found in the fractured chest cavity of Fletcher, led to the belief that the mummy belonged to Nefertiti.
Wow, your tour in Egypt become crowded