Amanishakheto was a powerful queen descended from Nubian rulers. She was a great queen of nubia and a great warrior. Amanishakheto, one of the many powerful female rulers in the Kush Kingdom, built numerous pyramids. Candace Amanishakheto was an extremely powerful queen. She is perhaps best known for her immense wealth and jewelery collection. Amanishakheto defeated a Roman Army sent by the Roman emperor Augustus to conquer Nubia.