Were ancient Egyptians the first feminists?

When Herodotus explored Egypt, he was startled by the contradictory gender roles -- women were doing tasks the Greeks restricted to males. Does this mean the Egyptians were the first feminists? Learn more in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.

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Topics in this Podcast: nefertiti, royalty, Middle Eastern history, Egypt, Ancient History, Egyptian history, cleopatra, African history