Hatshepsut: The Daughter Of Thutmose

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Hatshepsut was the daughter of Thutmose I and Queen Ahmose. Queen Ahmose’s family background is ambiguous as most believe she was of royal blood being related to Amenhotep I (his sister or daughter) or some member of Amenhotep’s family. On the other hand, Thutmose I may not have been of royal blood. Speculations of his origins include that he could have been the son of Amenhotep or an established military leader who had no royal blood at all.

Thutmose I had two children with Queen Ahmose, Hatshepsut’s sister Neferubity who died during infancy, and Hatshepsut. Her sister, Neferubity is known from scenes in Hatshepsut’s Deir el-Bahri temple where she is shown with Thutmose I and Ahmose. Thutmose I also had another son, Thutmose II, to a lesser

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