Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh
by Catharine Roehrig (ed.)
Publisher: Yale University Press 2005
Number of pages: 339
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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