Essay on Hatshepsut : The Temple Of Deir El Bahri

880 Words Nov 9th, 2016 4 Pages
Theirs a woman named Hatshepsut she’s not just an ordinary woman, but a Pharaoh of Egypt. She has ruled all of twenty-one years and the third women to become Pharaoh in thirty centuries. She took this reign of power because, her stepson Thutmose III had been so young at the time he had no experience. Although Hatshepsut is a woman ruler, she showed empowerment of women and that they can rule for twenty-one plus years without a husband. Hatshepsut is known for her famous temple, the Temple of Deir el-Bahri. Knowing how people felt about queens ruling as kings she took that chance and brought her people far. Gender non-conformity, Hatshepsut crossed many boundaries such as: switching from Queen to Pharaoh and, as well as changing her looks to fit her role as Pharaoh. Hatshepsut herself has many achievements one of such as ruling with no man and being an ambitious builder. During her reign, Hatshepsut had many accomplishments one of such was building monuments, she had also been challenging gender non-conformity, and after she died her stepson Thutmose III wiping her reign out.
Pharaoh Hatshepsut in 1479 B.C had been the third woman to convert from Queen to Pharaoh in thirty centuries. Hatshepsut had many accomplishments, mostly she is known for the Temple of Deir el-Bahri. The temple is located on a sharp half-circle which is on the cliffs on the west bank of the Nile River. It guards the entrance to the Valley of Kings (Hirst, 2016). When Hatshepsut started building monuments…

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