Amidst the shimmering sands and glistening monuments of Ancient Egypt stood mighty a ruler who challenged the orthodoxy of both centuries of pharaohs before her and
the legions of gods above her.
Queen Nefertiti (meaning "the beautiful one arrives") founded a magnificent new governing capital and heralded one of the world's first monotheistic religions; all while
ushering an era of peace and prosperity unparallelled in Egyptian history. Her mysterious death and undiscovered mummy remain an enigma to modern archeologists.
The Caribbean seas never witnessed two more daring and lethal women as Anne Bonny and Mary Read.
Freedom, adventure, and equality lured these ladies into a pirate's life.
Partnered with the infamous Calico Jack Rackham, they terrorized, marauded, and plundered merchant ships until finally captured by bounty
hunters. The gallows and noose awaited. Only the legal defense of "pleading the belly" (pregnancy) spared the women--no such fortune for Calico Jack.