Nitocris was a Queen of the 6th
Dynasty. Manetho described
her as 'the noblest and loveliest of the women of her
time'. and to Herodotus is
owed the story of here suicide after her vengeance on teh
Egyptians who murdered her brother to put her in his
place. Her name is written as either the second or the
third Pharoah after Piopi II.