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Ottoman Mamluke of Egypt, late 18th century. The Mamelukes in the past formed the military force of Egypt and were said not to exceeded 12.000 men; they were slaves imported from Circassia and Mingrelia who were trained to be strong and agile, and usually repayed the kindness of their masters (the Beys) with gratitude and valiant services. The average mamluke wore large red pants, red leather slippers, a greenish cap decorated with a turban. In battle they wore mail armor and a helmet.

13 Female Pharaohs of Egypt: Nimaethap or Ni-Maat-Heb

Hatshepsut 15th century BC The most famous female king of Egypt was Hatshepsut, who reigned in her own right. She attained unprecedented power for a woman, adopting the full titles and regalia of a pharaoh.

The rulers of ancient Egypt, Pharaohs, were almost all men. The evidence for a few women Pharaohs is sketchy at best. Here is a list of the most likely.: Cleopatra I

10.3 Part III. Egypt Option A. Hatshepsut. The King Herself : What motivated Hatshepsut to rule ancient Egypt as a man while her stepson stood in the shadows? Article from National Geographic.

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Vigilantes are tagging street harassers in Egypt: "I've been working with the group for around a year and, although we've had quite a few problems with the police, we don't have that many direct problems with general members of society. Plenty of people are giving us credit for what were doing—they respect what we do. Anyway, I think protecting the girls is more important than respecting the law, so it wouldn't really change anything."

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