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6h 8min, dec 22, 1473 y BC - Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Description:

1473-1458 BCE
Sandstone, partially carved rock cliff, red granite
Luxor, Egypt

Hatshepsut was a female pharaoh

She created a mythology around her kingship
Divine birth, oracle predicted that she would become king

Ruled for more than two decades

Commissioned the construction of many temples and sculptures

Her imagery displayed:
timelessness
Symmetry
Wears the headcloth of the king (originally would have had a cobra)
Beard
Shown somewhat masculine
Feminine form inscriptions

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Date:

6h 8min, dec 22, 1473 y BC
Now
~ 3495 years ago
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