Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh and over one million other books are available . Joyce Tyldesley rescues this intriguing figure from more than two thousand. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered, King – Hatchepsut was a of her young stepson-nephew Tuthmosis III, Hatchepsut, the Female Pharaoh. Queen – or, as she would prefer to be remembered King – Hatchepsut was an and misconceptions and finally restores the female pharaoh to her rightful place.

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Item s unavailable for purchase. Tyldesley thoroughly debunks the notion that Hatshepsut’s younger brother, who ruled after her, wiped her name from her temples and public works in a jealous rage. Hyldesley rated it it was amazing. In concern to her step-son and nephew Tuthmosis III, I believe that there was no animosity between the two rulers and they seemed to have co-ruled well together and he does seem to have been playing a minor role.

In she established, with Steven Snape of Rutherford Press Limited, a publishing firm dedicated to publishing serious but accessible books on ancient Egypt while raising money for Egyptology field work.

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Did she have a romance with her architect. Particularly fascinating for me was the fact that a three different clairvoyants have told me on three separate occasions that I was a citizen of Egypt at the time of Hachepsut Queen hatcheput or, as she would prefer to be remembered King – Hatchepsut was an astonishing woman.


Therefore, it was difficult to maintain my interest in it.

Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh by Joyce A. Tyldesley

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She seems to take a more neutral standpoint, which is refreshing. After this, Tyldesley finally describes Hatshepsut’s life as princess, queen and pharaoh – her monuments, military exploits, the famous expedition to Punt and her relationship with her trusted advisor Senenmut.

Finally, Tyldesley concludes that Hatchepsut died a natural death in contrast to arguments that Tuthmosis III orchestrated her death.

After tylldesley death, however, Thutmose III — another highly successful pharaoh — seems to have waged a campaign to excise his aunt from history: Since I love ancient history I usually hunt through bookstore shelves for little known titles. There are some interesting hatcchepsut made between Hatshepsut and other prominent female leaders from history — Joan of Arc, Elizabeth I and Margaret Thatcher all also led successful military campaigns and took on some masculine qualities to better appeal to conservative populations.

Because her stepson was young when Tuthmosis II died, she acted as regent for her stepson. The book reads like an undergraduate essay or a book-length Wikipedia article. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Jul 03, D.


It’s not pop science – but it would have been a more enjoyable read if it had been. We try to read as we can feel the events, rather than just dry names and numbers.

The topics I found most interesting were Hatchepsut’s ancestry and attempts to revitalize the power of a pre-Hyksos Egypt as well as her unprecedented building projects. First and foremost she was of full royal blood which if her half-brother and husband Tuthmosis II were the son of a minor wife of non-royal blood then he without a doubt needed Hatshepsut in order to rule.

Hatchepsut: The Female Pharaoh

So I appreciate t This is a very good biography of Hatshepsut. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: It is up to the reader to decide on the rights or wrongs of her actions. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Dec 05, Dane Bernhardt rated it really liked it. Her chapter on Senenmut fwmale very out of place however.