Episode 62b: The Divine Birth of Hatshepsut (Text)
Interlude: Amun Creates the Queen.
In a short break, we explore the tale Hatshepsut told about her origins. She ascribed her creation and birth to the King of the Gods, Amun-Ra himself. In this dramatic recount, we go through the whole story (as it survives).
BibliographyJames H. Breasted, Ancient Records of Egypt, vol. II, 1906.
The History of Egypt, as they described it, from the Dawn of Civilization to the Fall of the Roman Empire. A tale of love, legend, culture, exploration and war, told through the eyes of the ancients and their stories.