Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh
Penguin Books Limited, 1998 M01 29 - 304 pages
Queen - or, as she would prefer to be remembered King - Hatchepsut was an astonishing woman. Brilliantly defying tradition she became the female embodiment of a male role, dressing in men's clothes and even wearing a false beard. Forgotten until Egptologists deciphered hieroglyphics in the 1820's, she has since been subject to intense speculation about her actions and motivations. Combining archaeological and historical evidence from a wide range of sources, Joyce Tyldesley's dazzling piece of detection strips away the myths and misconceptions and finally restores the female pharaoh to her rightful place.
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2 A Strong Family: The Tuthmosides The King jAhmose) himself said 7 rememher
my mother's mother, my father's mother, the Great King's Wife and King's Mother,
Tftislieri the justified. She now has a tomh and cenotaph on the sail of the ...
0 Perhaps a move from queen to king would seem an obvious promotion to a
modern consort dissatisfied with her ... who could now with some justification
claim to be a wife of the king and even, given a bit of good luck, a future Kings
This in turn implies that while the position of King's Daughter was very much seen
as a role in its own right, the role of King's Son was merely an accident of birth,
not a full- time career. The crown prince was obviously an exception to this rule; ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gcamp - LibraryThing
Although I learned much about the female King, Hatchepsut, I often found this book to be a little to slow at times. Therefore, it was difficult to maintain my interest in it. Hatchepsut was the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - KarenIrelandPhillips - LibraryThing
The author's excellent work on the daily life of ancient Egyptian women piqued my interest in her biography of this queen (more usually spelled Hatshepsut) who ruled as a King. I was not disappointed ... Read full review
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