Queen Shanakdkheto

The story of Queen Shanakdkheto's life

The Queen's Life

Queen Shanakdkheto was the Ethiopian queen in 332 BC, and was known for her infamous stand against Alexander the Great during her reign, she was the first female ruler and enjoyed a rare and powerful position for any woman of this period. She was buried in a tomb for the sign of respect because she was a queen, then she was put in a pyramid to begin her afterlife.