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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.

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

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

Carved brown limestone with applicator, the jar with an indented base, a handle attached to the shoulder and body of the jar, a falcon seated on the top of the handle. The applicator with the upper part of Neferetum, the youthful son of Ptah and Sekhmet connected with the rising sun. 18th Dynasty. 1570-1342 BC (1