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Shanakdakhete - African Queen of Kush. Reigned from about 177 to 155 BC (these dates are very uncertain and disputed). Meroitic hieroglyphics in her chapl show military campaigns to the south and the capture of numerous cattle and prisoners.


Kendake was the title for queens and queen mothers of the ancient African Kingdom of Kush, also known as Nubia and Ethiopia.They were known as Nubian warrior queens, queen regents, and Ruling queen mothers. They controlled what is now Ethiopia, Sudan, and parts of Egypt. Reliefs dated to about 170 B.C. reveal kendake Shanakdakheto, dressed in armor and wielding a spear in battle. She did not rule as queen regent or queen mother but as a fully independent ruler. Her husband was her consort.


1200s BC - Deborah, Judge of Israel, traveled with Barak (a general), who led her army, on a military campaign in Qedesh, according to Judges 4:6‑10.


530 BC - Historian Herodotus,[20] recorded that queen Tomyris of the Massagetae fought and defeated Cyrus the Great


3rd century BC - Queen Berenice II participated in battle and killed several of her enemies.[


Arsinoe III, Qreen of Egypt, rode at the head of infantry and cavalry to fight Antiochus the Great at the battle of Raphia in 217 BC.


Part of decoration of the wall in a pyramid chapel of Meroe, now British Museum, perhaps belonging to Queen Shanakdakheto


Queen Amanitore sandstone relief - detail ca. 1-25 AD. Nubian Kingdom of Meroë. from a temple in Wad Ban Naga Sudan. The Queen is shown with short hair and voluptuous body representing the Meroitic ideal in contrast to the more egyptianized goddess with the slim body and the long hair. The throne name is written in Egyptian hieroglyphs, the birth name is written in Meroitic hieroglyphs.


The Trung sisters in Ho Chi Minh City. were leaders who rebelled against Chinese rule for three years, and are regarded as national heroines of Vietnam. The date is unknown.


The temple of Amon (1st cent. BC/ 1st cent. AD). Sanctuary. Altar with inscription of King Natakamani and Queen Amanitore. Both are written in Meroitic hieroglyphs The figures at the top to the left is the Goddess Meret and next to her is the figure of the king


Accesorios de Joyerías hallados en la tumba de la reina Amanishakhetop de Egipto. Los accesorios son parte de una exhibición de un museo en Egipto y nos ilustra el estilo de joyas que se utilizaban así como también los objetos con los que eran sepultadas las reinas en Egipto


The bracelet belonged to the Queen Amanishakheto and comes from the pyramid (Beg N. 6) in Meroe (Sudan).


A reconstruction of a Scythian female warrior in battle .Scythian women were tattooed like their mates, and the ancient historian Diordorus commented that Scythian women ‘fight like the men and are nowise inferior to them in bravery’


Signet Ring: Queen seated in front of Amun : Historical Dating: Amanishakheto Sudan (country) Meroe (Location) Pyramid N6 (district) gold


King Taharqa ~ son of Piye and Queen Abar. (690-664 BC)