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Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh

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Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
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Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 1588391736
ISBN-13: 9781588391735
Number of pages: 339

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Essays by leading Egyptologists investigate the circumstances that allowed or compelled Hatshepsut to become king; the relationship between Hatshepsut and Thutmose III during their joint reign; powerful figures in the royal court, particularly Senenmut, Hatshepsut's architect and steward; Hatshepsut's adoption of the Egyptian conventions of royal representation in order to bolster her legitimacy, as well as her use of architecture to make political statements; etc.

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