Become an Egyptologist: The Queens of Ancient Egypt

Discussing the most famous Queens in Egyptology such as Hatshepsut, Nefertari, Nefertiti and Cleopatra VII.
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  • Lectures 21
  • Length 7 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

Are you a budding Egyptologist?
Do you have a passion for learning about ancient history and the ancient world?
Do you have an amateur interest in ancient Egypt?

In this course, we will explore the wonderful Queens of ancient Egypt. Among those we will discuss are Nefertiti, Nefertari, Hatshepsut and Cleopatra VII - and more! Learn about the Queens who ruled as Pharaohs and the Queens who acted as co-regents. We will explore their lives, their influence as well as the archaeological finds that belonged to them, that they themselves had built and even those that were commisioned in their honor.

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What are the requirements?

  • There are no prerequisites for this course
  • This course is for educational purposes only
  • This course is not designed to replace any level of academic Ancient History courses but rather to supplement these courses
  • The lectures in this course are primarily on video

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Know about the lives of certain ancient Egyptian Queens
  • Be familiar with who these Queens are
  • Be familiar of the influences these Queens had during their time and even afterwards
  • Be aware of the archaeological finds relating to these Queens

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is suited for those who are not familiar with the Queens of ancient Egypt
  • This course is suited for those who have an amateur interest in ancient Egypt
  • This course is suited for those who are looking to supplement their academic education on ancient Egypt

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Section 1: Introduction

A brief introduction to this course.

Section 2: The Queens Who Ruled as Pharaohs

A brief overview of this section.


All we know about Pharaoh MerNeith.


All we know about Pharaoh Neithikret.


All we know about Pharaoh Sobekneferu.


All we know about Pharaoh Hatshepsut.


All we know about Pharaoh Twosret.


All we know about Pharaoh Cleopatra VII.

3 questions

Quick Quiz on the Pharaoh Queens

Section 3: The Queens Who Complemented Their Kings' Reigns

A brief overview of this section.


All we know about Queen Nefertiti.


All we know about Queen Ankhesenamun.


All we know about Queen Nefertari.

9 pages

An ebook containing a list of the Queens in Ancient Egypt.

3 questions

Quick Quiz on the Queen Consorts

Section 4: Conclusion

A brief wrap up of the course.


Why was the left eye missing?

50 pages

50 pictures of Pharaoh Hatshepsut's Temple.


Nefertari's Tample of Hathor Slideshow.


Taking a look at Queen Hetepheres I.

36 pages

30+ pictures of Hatshepsut's Unfinished Obelisk. If it had been finished it would have been the largest obelisk in ancient Egypt.

268 pages
A rather large PDF file, over 260 pages. Chapter V in particular pays homage to A Famous Queen - talking about the great Queen Hatshepsut. Very interesting to read and if you only have a little bit of time, I suggest to skip to that chapter on page 111.
4 pages

A complete list of tombs found in the Valley of the Queens.

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Instructor Biography

Jenell Diegor, Writer, producer, director.

Someone with a passion for ancient Egypt and visiting historic landmarks all over the world, Jenell has always been fascinated with the ancient world and considers herself a lifelong learner of Egyptology.

Jenell is a member of the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities (Toronto Chapter) and the Egyptian Study Society (Denver, Colorado).

Jenell once traveled solo to the New7Wonders of the World.

Jenell holds her TEFL teaching certificate from LearnTEFL (London, UK) as well as a diploma in Information Systems Specialist from Eastern College (St. John's, Canada).

Jenell has written and compiled a number of travel guidebooks that are available exclusively on Amazon Kindle, as well as works of fiction. She is also involved in writing, producing and directing short films.

Jenell currently resides in Toronto, Ontario with her cat Rocsi.

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