The women who ruled ancient Egypt
In 30 BCE, Cleopatra took her own life
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When we think of female pharaohs from ancient Egypt, there is one name that usually springs to mind: Cleopatra. It is true that men ruled for centuries, but the history of this ancient civilization was also shaped by women besides Cleopatra.
Click through the following gallery and learn more about the women who ruled ancient Egypt.
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