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The Reign of Hatshepsut

Summary: Assesses the reign of the Egyptian ruler Hatshepsut. Explores her lineage and describes how she became the female epithet taking on a male role, dressing as male, carrying male accessories.
Although there had been female rulers before Hatshepsut Callender states that `her reign was both longer and better recorded than any reign by previous female Egyptian rulers'. Hatshepsut ruled as a pharaoh over Egypt for over twenty years. She was the eldest daughter of King Thutmose I, and married to her half brother Thutmose II, and after the death of her husband, Queen Hatshepsut became the regent for her nine-year-old stepson Thutmose III. However somewhere between the second and seventh year of her regency, she took over the throne, assumed the title of King, and ruled as the senior partner in official co-regency with Thutmose III. Hatshepsut became the female epithet taking on a male role, dressing as male, carrying male accessories. She managed to rule Egypt for nearly twenty two years, with the support of her close advisor Senemut. Her reign, according to Tysldesley was...

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