From 1495 - 1490 BCE, Hatshepsut acts as regent for her step-son, the nominal King of Egypt Thutmose III. But the Queen Regent has plans, and soon begins to consolidate her power, encouraging the support of officials, priests and nobles to bolster her authority over the Two Lands...
Hatshepsut as a woman, Leiden (Wikipedia).
Hatshepsut as Queen (Hathsepsut - Queen to Pharaoh, below).
The necropolis of el-Kab showing the tombs of Ahmose Pen-Nekhbet, Pahery and Ahmose Ibana (Creativity and Innovation, below).
Ahmose Pen-Nekhbet (Creativity and Innovation, below).
Kara Cooney, The Woman Who Would be King, 2014. Google Books.
Catherine A. Roehrig, Hatshepsut - From Queen to Pharaoh, 2005. Multiple articles. FREE Pdf from Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Betsy M. Bryan et al., Creativity and Innovation in the Reign of Hatshepsut, 2014. Multiple articles. FREE Pdf from the University of Chicago.
Officials, Appointees etc.
- University College London website
- Saint Louis University website
- Maat-ka-re.de website
The History of Egypt, as the ancients described it. A tale of people, places, pharaohs and gods, told in their own words.