Ancient Egyptian Queens

Attempts continue to re-create Cleopatra VII's perfume

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 11:45 GMT

Cleopatra VII is considered the most famous woman of antiquity.

Believe it or not: Cleopatra VII spoke 8 languages & wrote medicinal prescriptions

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 10:44 GMT

Cleopatra VII was portrayed as the most powerful woman who took advantage of her position.

Queen Khentkaus: The Second Queen to rule Egypt independently

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 - 01:36 GMT

Egypt Today presents to you top facts about Queen Khentkaus I, the second Egyptian queen who ruled Egypt independently during the Old Kingdom period.

Queen Tuya: wife of King Seti I, mother of King Ramses II

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 - 10:31 GMT

Egypt Today presents to its readers a profile of Queen Tuya who was the wife of King Seti I and the mother of King Ramses II.

Queen Twosert: The last ruler of the 19th dynasty

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 - 08:18 GMT

Her name may not be as well-known as others, but Queen Twosert played a historically important role in ruling Egypt during the 19th dynasty.

Ancient Egyptian Queens: Queen Henutsen: King Khufu’s wife

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 01:33 GMT

Egypt Today continues its ancient Egyptian queens series, the chosen queen for today is Queen Henutsen, King Khufu’s wife.

Ancient Egyptian Queens: Merneith, Egypt’s 1st female ruler

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 01:03 GMT

Continuing its Ancient Egyptian Queens series, Egypt Today sheds light on the first female ruler in the history of Egypt: Merneith.