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What did Hatshepsut have in her tomb?
Hatshepsut’s Death and Legacy In another effort to legitimize her reign, she had her father’s sarcophagus reburied in her tomb so they could lie together in death. A life-size statue of a seated Hatshepsut that escaped her stepson’s destruction is on display at the Metropolitan Museum in New York City.
What bad things did Hatshepsut?
Hatshepsut was suddenly recast as a dangerous liability. A brutal campaign of destruction and mutilation took place at many of her greatest monuments. Her cartouche was hacked out of inscriptions, her image chipped off reliefs and sculptures of her were either toppled or had the male pharaonic elements removed.
How old was Hatshepsut when she became Queen?
Hatshepsut was the elder of two daughters born to Thutmose I and his queen, Ahmes. After her father’s death, 12-year-old Hatshepsut became queen of Egypt when she married her half-brother Thutmose II, the son of her father and one of his secondary wives, who inherited his father’s throne around 1492 B.C. They had one daughter, Neferure.
Who was the daughter of the pharaoh Hatshepsut?
For many years, Hatshepsut (ca 1508– 1458 B.C.) appeared content with the traditional female role of supporting player among Egypt’s royals. She was the daughter of one pharaoh (Thutmose I) and queen wife of another (her half brother, Thutmose II).
What did Hatshepsut do when her husband died?
When her husband died in 1479 B.C. and her stepson was appointed heir, Hatshepsut dutifully took on the added responsibility of regent to the young Thutmose III. As the years passed, however, Hatshepsut acted less like a temporary overseer and more like Egypt’s rightful ruler, referring to herself as “Lady of the Two Lands.”
Where was the mummy of Queen Hatshepsut found?
In June 2007 it was announced that the mummy on the floor of KV60 was identified as being Queen Hatshepsut. A chest with a jar containing a liver was found in DB320 – the royal cache from Thebes – and this jar also contained a tooth fragment. The tooth fragment matches a chipped tooth from this mummy.