Queen Ahmose Nefertari, Nubian Egyptian Queen Black skin is thought to be due to her Ethiopian father and signified her true Nubian royal lineage. She became Queen of Egypt at the start of the 18th Dynasty. (1550 to 1525 BC)
Ancient Egypt: Queen Cleopatra. Cleopatra was a strong-willed Macedonian queen who was brilliant and dreamed of a greater world empire. She almost achieved it. Whether her way of getting it done was for her own desires or for the pursuit of power will never be known for certain.