Nitocris: The Last Pharaoh

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Nitocris has been claimed to have been the last Pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty . Her name is found in the Histories of Herodotus and writings of Manetho , but her historicity is questionable . She might have been an interregnum queen . She died 2181 Bc , Egypt . After she died her Predecessor was Merenre Nemtyemsaf II .There are Three Women in Egyptian history who are identified as a pharaoh . Queen Nitocris , Queen Cleopatra . Nitocris is the first . Her name appears in a Cartouche , which is known as Pharaohs . They All were Queens until they died . Nitocris is not mentioned in any contemporary sources . No buildings, No mentions in biographies, No inscriptions , but she is mentioned in the king lists of Turin, and by Herodotus and

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