Hatshepsut Female Pharaoh

Hatshepsut Female Pharaoh

Hatshepsut Female Pharaoh

Hatshepsut is a mortuary temple with a unique design that is the only temple in Egypt built in terrace formation into the cliff face. Hatsheptsut herself was a famous female pharaoh who wore a false beard along with all of the trappings of the male pharaohs to be able to claim the throne for herself. Hatshepsut was the elder daughter of Thutmose I and Queen Ahmose, the most important queen and king for the Thutmoside clan of the eighteenth dynasty. Pharaoh Hatshepsut enjoyed a peaceful and prosperous reign. She built magnificent temples, protected Egypt’s borders and masterminded a highly profitable trading mission to the mysterious land of Punt. She should have been feted as the most successful of the 18th Dynasty kings.
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