Hatshepsut Essay | Evaluate the Ancient or Modern Interpretations of Hatshepsut

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Evaluate the Ancient or Modern Interpretations of Hatshepsut

Summary: Essay evaluates the ancient or modern interpretations of Hatshepsut.
In ancient times Hatshepsut was interpreted as a difference in the line of traditional 'warrior-pharoahs'. It is put forward the claim by traditional historians that she was only interested in peaceful pusuits such as construction and trade and was no warrior pharaoh.

This was a conflict between the older concept of the Egyptian state according to A. Wilson. An isolated and superior culture, which needed to express no major concern about other countries because no other countries presented an important challenge to Egypt, and the new concept of the Egyptian state, a culture which felt obliged to assert its superiority by capturing and holding foreign territory.

In ancient interpretations, the fact that Hatshepsut was a woman could be seen as a limity factor to her social position, and whose rule would have been seen as a direct offence against ma'at.Though she...

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