Wednesday, May 27, 2009

PLuSH Black Queens

Nefertiti was the Great Royal Wife (or chief consort/wife) of the Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep IV, and mother-in-law of the Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Her name roughly translates to "the beautiful (or perfect) woman has come". She was made famous by the statue of her head, which is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. She had many titles, at Karnak there are inscriptions that read Heiress, Great of Favour, Possessed of Charm, Exuding Happiness, Mistress of Sweetness, beloved one, soothing the king's heart in his house, soft-spoken in all, Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt, Great King's Wife, whom he loves, Lady of the Two Lands, Nefertiti.


Makeda the Queen of Sheba
The Queen of Sheba ( Hebrew: 'מלכת שבא‎ Malkat Shva), Ge'ez: ንግሥተ ሳባ Nigista Saba, Arabic: ملكة سبأ‎ Malikat Sabaʾ, was the woman who ruled the ancient kingdom of Sheba and is referred to in Habeshan history, the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, and the Qur'an.
The location of the historical kingdom may have included part or all of modern day Eritrea, Ethiopia, and Yemen.


PE is a Queen

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