The Woman Who Would Be King: Hatshepsut's Rise to Power in Ancient Egypt Paperback – October 13, An engrossing biography of the longest-reigning female pharaoh in Ancient Egypt and the story of her audacious rise to power. Hatshepsut—the daughter of a general who usurped. Editorial Reviews. Review. “The story of Hatshepsut, the woman who ruled Egypt as Pharaoh, is an amazing tale and Dr. Cooney tells it in a very personal way.
Apr 1, In the renowned archaeologist Howard Carter had found Hatshepsut's sarcophagus in the 20th tomb discovered in the Valley of the. Jul 18, The king would not actually be buried in the complex but in a tomb cut into the Hatshepsut, an admirer of Mentuhotep II's temple had her own.
Hatshepsut Temple and Achievements. Under Hatshepsut's reign, Egypt prospered. Unlike other rulers in her dynasty, she was more interested. Explore the life and accomplishment of the Pharaoh-Queen Hatshepsut and test your understanding about Ancient Egypt, the pharaohs, and the development of the Ancient World in this lesson. Hatshepsut was a pharaoh of Egypt from roughly to BCE. One of Hatshepsut's major.
The book will be of great interest to those fascinated by ancient Egypt, history, and women’s history.”–Library Journal. “Egyptologist Cooney peels back the layers of the life of Hatshepsut, Egypt’s second female pharaoh, providing a multidimensional portrait of a woman of. The Woman Who Would Be King traces the unconventional life of an almost- forgotten pharaoh and explores our complicated reactions to women in power.
She was the daughter of one pharaoh (Thutmose I) and queen wife of another (her half brother, Thutmose II). When her husband died in B.C. and her stepson was appointed heir, Hatshepsut dutifully took on the added responsibility of regent to the young Thutmose III. Kids learn about the biography of Hatshepsut of Ancient Egypt. A famous Hatshepsut was born an Egyptian princess. Interesting Facts about Hatshepsut .
Hatshepsut was born circa B.C. Beginning in B.C., Queen Hatshepsut reigned over Egypt for more than 20 years. She served as. Hatshepsut was the elder of two daughters born to Thutmose I and his queen, Ahmes. After her father's death, year-old Hatshepsut became.