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Hatshepsut Queen of Egypt

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Works: 258 works in 407 publications in 1 language and 18,547 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Exhibition catalogs  Detective and mystery stories  Comic books, strips, etc 
Subject Headings: Queens 
Classifications: DT87.15, B
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    No girls allowed : tales of daring women dressed as men for love, freedom and adventure by Susan Hughes( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2,416 libraries worldwide
    Based on legends, poems, letters and first-hand accounts, these seven biographical tales tell of women who disguised themselves as men. From ancient Egypt to the 19th century, this historically accurate graphic treatment transports readers to bygone eras. For the sake of freedom, ambition, love or adventure, these women risked everything
    Hatchepsut : the female pharaoh by Joyce A Tyldesley( Book )
    7 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 1,525 libraries worldwide
    Queen--or, as she would prefer to be remembered, King--Hatchepsut was a remarkable woman. Born the eldest daughter of King Tuthmosis I, married to her half-brother Tuthmosis II, and guardian of her young stepson-nephew Tuthmosis III, Hatchepsut, the Female Pharaoh, brilliantly defied tradition and established herself on the divine throne of the pharaohs to become the female embodiment of a man, dressing in male clothing and even sporting the pharaoh's traditional false beard. Her reign was a carefully balanced period of internal peace, foreign exploration and monumental building, and Egypt prospered under her rule. After her death, however, a serious attempt was made to obliterate Hatchepsut's memory from the history of Egypt. Her monuments were either destroyed or usurped, her portraits were vandalized and, for over two thousand years, her name was forgotten. The political climate leading to Hatchepsut's unprecedented assumption of power and the principal achievements of her reign are considered in detail, and the vicious attacks on Hatchepsut's name and image are explored in full. By combining archaeological and historical evidence from a wide range of sources, Joyce Tyldesley provides the reader with an intriguing insight into life within the claustrophobic Theban royal family in early 18th Dynasty Egypt. At last, the Female Pharaoh is restored.--Publisher description
    Child of the morning by Pauline Gedge( Book )
    22 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 1,198 libraries worldwide
    Reared by her Pharoh father to assume his throne upon his death, Hatshepsut - a real historical figure - has to contend with her weak half-brother before she can realize her dream
    Hatshepsut by Evelyn Wells( Book )
    3 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,117 libraries worldwide
    The biography of the beautiful woman who became Egypt's outstanding queen 3,500 years ago. Her reign was one of the brightest in Egyptian history, but time, and the jealousy of successive rules have dimmed the memory of her achievements and made her a figure of mystery. This book penetrates that mystery
    Hatshepsut, from queen to Pharaoh ( Book )
    3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,071 libraries worldwide
    The female pharaoh Hatshepsut reigned for nearly twenty years during Egypt's early New Kingdom in the fifteenth century B.C. First acting as regent for her young nephew/stepson Thutmose III, she in time assumed the title of king and exercised the full powers of the throne as senior co-ruler. In accordance with Egyptian tradition, Hatshepsut was often depicted as a male king. After her death, however, monuments bearing her image were ruthlessly defaced, and her name was erased from historical accounts. Hatshepsut's rise to power and the nature of her kingship have long been debated by scholars. This fascinating period, one of immense artistic creativity, is illuminated by this volume's rich presentation of monumental royal sculpture and reliefs, ceremonial objects, exquisite personal items for everyday use, and dazzling jewelry. Essays focus on influences from the neighboring Near East, Nubia, and the Aegean; the innovative architecture built by Hatshepsut; powerful figures in the royal court during her reign; archaeological finds from this period; and mysteries surrounding the destruction of Hatshepsut's statues and the obliteration of her name. The first in-depth treatment of the subject, Daughter of Re is an important investigation into the impact of Hatshepsut's reign on the history, culture, and artistic output of Egypt. ... Publisher description
    How the sphinx got to the museum by Jessie Hartland( Book )
    1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 915 libraries worldwide
    Inside New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art, the sphinx of the Pharaoh Hatshepsut holds court. But how did this ancient artifact get to the museum?
    Hatshepsut, his majesty, herself by Catherine M Andronik( Book )
    4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
    A picture book biography of Hatshepsut, a queen in ancient Egypt who declared herself king and ruled as such for more than twenty years
    Beneath the sands of Egypt : adventures of an unconventional archaeologist by Donald P Ryan( Book )
    5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 889 libraries worldwide
    Recounts the author's adventures discovering the tomb of Egypt's famous female pharaoh, Hatshepsut, in the Valley of the Kings and discusses his experiences becoming an archaeologist and dealing with eccentric colleagues
    Hatshepsut : the princess who became king by Ellen Galford( Book )
    9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 874 libraries worldwide
    Biography of Hatshepsut's palace childhood and her adult life as Egypt's female pharaoh
    His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut by Dorothy Sharp Carter( Book )
    3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
    A fictionalized account of the life of Hatshepsut, a queen in ancient Egypt who declared herself king and ruled as such for more than twenty years
    King and goddess by Judith Tarr( Book )
    2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
    A strong-headed queen becomes ruler of 2,000 BC Egypt. Already as a bride, Hatshepsut knew what she wanted, ordering a concubine to teach her husband to make love before she would sleep with him. The novel also tells the story of the commoner who became her servant, architect and paramour
    The pharaoh's secret by Marissa Moss( Book )
    5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 602 libraries worldwide
    When fourteen-year-old Talibah and her ten-year-old brother, Adom, visit modern-day Egypt with their historian-father, they become involved in a mystery surrounding Hatshepsut, a woman pharoah, and Senenmut, architect of her mortuary tomb, as well as their own deceased mother
    Hatshepsut and ancient Egypt by Miriam Greenblatt( Book )
    3 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
    Describes the tumultuous reign of Hatshepsut, daughter of Thothmes I and life in ancient Egypt during her reign
    Hatshepsut of Egypt by Shirin Yim Bridges( Book )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
    Presents information about the Egyptian princess who became regent after the death of her husband Thutmose II, and soon after, the first female Pharaoh of Egypt
    Hatshepsut : Egypt's first female pharaoh by Pamela Dell( Book )
    2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
    The daughter of Thutmose I, a powerful Egyptian pharaoh, Hatshepsut was not destined to take the throne because of her gender. When the death of her father and his successor left Egypt without a pharaoh, she stepped into a powerful position unlike any woman before her. Despite an attempt to remove Hatshepsut from history, her legacy remains as Egypt's first female pharaoh
    Hatshepsut : the first woman pharaoh by Susanna Thomas( Book )
    2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
    Examines the life and times of the first woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt
    The Anubis slayings : a story of intrigue and murder set in Ancient Egypt by P. C Doherty( Book )
    4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
    "Aseries of Grisly slayings ignite passions in Pharaoh's Egypt. Is it the work of humans or has the god Anubis come to earth intent on sabotaging peace negotiations with the dreaded Mitanni? Only Amerotke, wise and trusted judge of the powerful female Pharaoh, Hatusu, can sort through the tangle of intrigue that surrounds the killings and discover the truth."--Jacket
    Ancient Egypt unearthed ( visu )
    2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
    Egypt's ten greatest discoveries: Dr. Zahi Hawass, the guardian of Egyptian antiquities, and a team of leading archaeologists identify the ten most important discoveries in Egypt, from major battles to mega-constructions
    The spies of Sobeck by P. C Doherty( Book )
    1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
    Amerotke is marked for death by a Nubian sect, and a former chief spy is found murdered
    Secrets of Egypt's lost queen ( visu )
    2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 211 libraries worldwide
    Discover how top archaeologists use cutting-edge forensic techniques to unravel the mystery of Queen Hatshepsut's life and death, and unearth her fascinating story that has remained buried for 3,000 years
 
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Alternative Names
Hatasu, Queen of Egypt
Hatchepsout, Queen of Egypt
Hatchepsut, Queen of Egypt
Hatchepsut, reine d'Égypte, 1550-1484 av. J.-C.
Hatschepsut, 1550-1484 av. J.-C.
Hatschepsut, Queen of Egypt
Hatsepsut, reine d'Égypte, 1550-1484 av. J.-C.
Hatshepsout, Queen of Egypt
Hatshepsut, reine d'Égypte, 1550-1484 av. J.-C., reine d'Égypte
Hâtshopsîtû, Queen of Egypt
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