Role Of Hatshepsut

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Pharaoh Hatshepsut is a victorious ruler she ruled Egypt for 21 years. Hatshepsut is a woman, but assumed the role of Pharaoh due to Thutmose I (her father) dying. Years later Thutmose II (her half-brother/husband) died and she had a stepson who is the sole heir to the throne but is too young for ruling the empire. She was known for building the Temple of Deir el-Bahri. She also changed gender non-conformity, she did the impossible being a woman that became a Pharaoh. Egyptologists have noted that once Thutmose III her son who ruled Egypt after she died, had hid and destroyed the fact his stepmother ruled for so long and had so many achievements. Pharaoh Hatshepsut Theirs a woman named Hatshepsut she’s not just an ordinary woman, but a Pharaoh of Egypt. She has ruled all of twenty-one years and the third women to become Pharaoh in thirty centuries. She took this reign of power because her stepson Thutmose III had been so young at the time he had no…show more content…
Hatshepsut changed how she looked she wore the Nemes head-cloth, pharaonic regalia, even the Sekhem scepter she even had muscles. When Hatshepsut was just a girl, her father did everything possible to classify her as a male she had the mind of a man ambitious, clever and resourceful (Margetts, 1951). She had done a name change as well, so it could sound more masculine Hatshepsut is not her original name the original name is Hatshepsitu (Vaughn, 1999). She got the people to believe she was born a virgin boy, but Thutmose I was not her father, she claimed the God Amen showed himself “in a flood of light and perfume” (Vaughn, 1999) to her mother Ahmose and through that conception produced a baby boy. She also commended the titles “King/Pharaoh of the North and South; the Horus of Gold; Conqueror of All Lands; the Mighty One” (Vaughn, 1999). Hatshepsut is considered one of the greatest women rulers of all

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