Episode 9: She Is Foremost

Royal Women, Dynasty IV Ends.



 



The power of the throne is now in the hands of the queen Khentykaus I, a mother of two kings.



Although she may not be a full-fledged king, the queen wields significant power and influence.





 Khentykaus I from her tomb at Giza; image from Miroslav Verner's Forgotten Pharaohs, Lost Pyramids.



 



A seated scribe of the early Fifth Dynasty. Pharaonic-monuments.blogspot.com