The further Nubian Queens were able to maintain this status.
The most important religious offices of that kind were those of God's Wife and God's Wife of Amun.
In the Sixth Dynasty Nebet became a Vizier and thus the first woman in History to fulfill such an office.
The role of women in Egypt has changed throughout history, from ancient to modern times.
From the earliest preserved archaeological records, Egyptian women have been thought to be considered nearly equal to men in Egyptian society, regardless of marital status.
When women married, they depended on their husbands to make all decisions, while the women themselves were depended upon to carry out household chores.
Married Egyptian women were expected by their husband's families to bear children, but particularly males.