After a long life, and an accomplished reign, Maat-ka-Re Hatshepsut dies in 1473 BCE, regnal year 22 of Thutmose III.
To wrap up her story, we review her legacy, thank a few men and women that helped her in life, and touch on the strange absence of her tomb. Do we have her mummy? We explore that, too.
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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.