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Egypt Says Mummy of Ancient Queen Identified

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Egypt Says Mummy of Ancient Queen Identified

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Egypt Says Mummy of Ancient Queen Identified

Egypt Says Mummy of Ancient Queen Identified

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Ancient Egypt's most powerful female pharaoh, Queen Hatshepsut, has been identified Egyptian archaeologists said Wednesday. A monumental builder, she wielded more power than two other famous ancient Egyptian women, Cleopatra and Nefertiti.

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Zahi Hawass, secretary general of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo