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Who was the most famous female ruler of Ancient Egypt? OR What years are included in "Ancient Egypt"

According to the Eternal Egypt site, "Queen Hatshepsut is the most famous female ruler of ancient Egypt."

What about Cleopatra, then?

According to Wikipedia, Hatshepsut (or Hatchepsut, pronounced /hætˈʃɛpsʊt/),[3] meaning Foremost of Noble Ladies,[4] (1508 BC - 1458 BC) was the second pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty of Ancient Egypt. She is generally regarded by Egyptologists as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty.

Again, according to Wikipedia: Cleopatra VII Philopator (in Greek, Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; January 69 BC – August 12, 30 BC) was the last effective pharaoh of Egypt's Ptolemaic dynasty. She originally shared power with her father Ptolemy XII Auletes and later with her brothers Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV, whom she also married, but eventually gained sole rule. As pharaoh, she consummated a liaison with Gaius Julius Caesar that solidified her grip on the throne. She later elevated her son with Caesar, Caesarion, to co-ruler in name.

So now I needed to go looking for a definition of "Ancient Egypt". I found sources that say ancient Egypt ended in the year "0", others that it ended with the beginning of the "Greek-Roman period", with no year given and another that says it ended in 30 B.C.E. Either way, it seems apparent that Cleopatra was not part of "Ancient Egypt", which came as a surprise to me.

Did anyone else come up with this question or a different answer?

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