Craiyon generated image of a women who seems like a queen, wearing a crown sitting on a purple throne

Fantastic Women Series l Cynethryth: Queen of Mercia

This Fantastic Women Series post is about Cynethryth, who was Queen of Mercia and exerted power and influence along with her husband King Offa.

Kubaba relief in the form of a goddess - Basalt - Carchemish - Late Hittite period (8th century B.C.) - From the collection of The Museum of Anatolian Civilizations - photographed at The Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum during a temporary exhibition

Podcast Episode 80 l Queen Kubaba of Mesopotamia

Queen Kubaba was was a legendary Mesopotamian queen according to the Sumerian King List, who ruled over the Kingdom of Kish. Legend has it that her rule lasted over 100 years before the rise of the dy...

The tomb complex of Queen Meret-Neith in Abydos during excavation. The Queen's burial chamber lies in the centre of the complex and is surrounded by the secondary tombs of the courtiers and servants. (Image credit: E.C. Kӧhler)

The Tomb of A Powerful Egyptian Queen from 3000 BC

The Tomb of A Powerful Queen from 3000 BC shows that the ancient Egyptian queen Meret-Neith was an influential figure with high levels of authority.