Pharaoh Hatshepsut Facts

Limestone sculpture of face of Pharaoh Hatshepsut
Limestone sculpture of Hatshepsut
Although most ancient Egyptian Pharaohs were men there were a few women who ruled over this early civilization. In fact one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs was a woman; Hatshepsut (also spelled Hatchepsut). She was not the first woman to rule ancient Egypt but as you will see in the list of facts below she was one it's most successful rulers. Discover how she became pharaoh, when she ruled, and why she was so successful. This information is written in such a style that hopefully both kids and adults will find it interesting.

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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Basic Facts

Pharaoh Hatshepsut Accomplishments