She had her golden belt stolen by Hercules as his ninth Labor. Hippolyta received him warmly, and upon hearing his request to take her belt, she agreed to give it to him. Hera, however, was not pleased and came down from Olympus, disguised as one of the Amazons, crying that Hercules wanted to kidnap their queen. The Amazons then charged toward the ship to save Hippolyta. Since Hercules feared she betrayed him, he killed Hippolyta, took her belt set off, escaping the raging Amazons.