Makeda, Queen of Sheba

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WISDOM. FAITH. POWER. 

Makeda, the historic Queen of Sheba, was a very powerful and intelligentwoman. Skilled in music, astronomy and natural history, she was known for her long travel to hear the Wisdom of King Solomon.
 

Queen Cleopatra

Inspiring. Determined. Dynamic.

Cleopatra was the last of the Ptolemaic rulers of Egypt. She was powerful, smart, and stood out amongst other rulers during a time of a male dominated society. She held her court together with love and determination.

King Tutankhamen

 Photo Credit: Jodan Gilles

Photo Credit: Jodan Gilles

Leader. Powerful. Bold.

King Tut was the 12th king of the 18th Egyptian dynasty. Although he was very young, he was powerful and successful. He was known for uniting people and promoting peace across his kingdom. 

Goddess Isis

Angelic. Lover. Healer.

One of the oldest Goddess of Egypt ancient times. Goddess Isiswas known as‘The one who is all’, ‘Isis the All Goddess’, and the ‘Lady of Ten ThousandNames.’ Unlike other Egyptian Goddesses, Isis spent time among her people, teaching women how to grind corn and make bread, spin flax and weave cloths. She taught her people the skills of reading and agriculture  and was seen as the goddess of medicine and wisdom.

Queen Amina

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Photo Credit: Zire Photography

Warrior. Strength. Courage.

Amina, Queen of Zaria was known for her militant achievements which brought her great wealth and power. She was trained in skills of government and military warfare, and fought in battles with her brother, Karama.

Queen Nzinga

Courageous. Determined. Leader.

Queen Nzinga was known as one of the most powerful queens of her time. Her parents trained her to become a leader. She was skilled in archery, hunting, diplomacy and trade. During her reign she was determined to abolish slavery, because of her determination, courage and love for her people.

Queen Nefertiti

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Photo Credit: Zire Photography

Beauty. Royalty. Greatness.

Nefertiti means ‘The beautiful one has come.” She was the Queen of Egypt during 14th century BC. One of the most powerful women to have ever ruled. She represents feminine beauty and power.