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Pharaoh Hatshepsut By Sarah Wejman, 2015 Basic Information ❏ She ruled in The New Kingdom ❏ She ruled about 1473 to 1458 B.C.E ❏ Also, the new kingdom had warriors pharaohs, massive building in Thebes, and people had great wealth ❏ She started off ruling with other family members, then gained power on her own Family Members ❏ Father: Thutmose I, who was also a pharaoh ❏ Mother: Ahmose ❏ Husband: Thutmose II ❏ Child: Neferure Major Accomplishments ❏ She was the first women to rule Egypt ❏ She made trading a business that it had never been before, even sending ships miles away for a huge trading mission. Hatshepsut traded a lot of trees because Egypt needed them ❏ Art and architecture sprouted when she was a pharaoh, and it was stunning.Scientists had never seen anything like it. Biggest Architecture Achievement ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ The Deir al-Bahri temple is her best work of architecture ever made It was made to be a mortuary temple, where tombs are put It had a beautiful cliff view over the Nile River It also had 2 tall column-like structures called obelisks, which are monuments that sit at the front of the temple People can go inside and visit it, and that is why it is famous Look what’s inside! Fun and Interesting Facts ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Hatshepsut was the 5th pharaoh in the 18th dynasty As a pharaoh, it is tradition to make their tombs while they are alive, and Hatshepsut did so Scientists believed she died of a skin disorder. They gave her a ointment to try and cure it, but the ointment had poison in it, so she died of that and the skin disorder Her nephew, Thutmose the III, destroyed all pictures or inscriptions after her death so he could erase her work. But, he didn’t destroy any temples or statues, so that is how scientists still know about her Quiz, Fill in the Blank 1. The name of the economic/ geographic achievement that Hatshepsut was most known for was _____________. 2. Skin disorder was one of the reasons Hatshepsut died, but the other main reason was _____________. 3. The kingdom that Hatshepsut ruled was ___________. (Think of Old, Middle, or New Kingdom) What did you get? Ask Sarah Wejman for the correct answers!