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Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Nitocris


Nitocris

6th Dynasty

Nitocris was a Queen of the 6th Dynasty. Manetho described her as 'the noblest and loveliest of the women of her time'. and to Herodotus is owed the story of here suicide after her vengeance on teh Egyptians who murdered her brother to put her in his place. Her name is written as either the second or the third Pharoah after Piopi II.


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Last Updated: June 19th, 2011

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