Archaeology

Hatshepsut: the female pharaoh

The extraordinary life of Hatshepsut: the Female Pharaoh

Daughter, Sister, Wife of Pharaoh and Pharaoh Herself Hatshepsut was born as an Egyptian princess. Her father was the Pharaoh Thutmose I. Without a son to inherit the throne, Thutmose I decided to name one of Hatshepsut’s step-brothers as heir to the throne. Hatshepsut was married to her step-brother Thutmose II in order to keep …

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