Temple of Hatshepsut


Hatshepsut was one of Egypt's most interesting pharaohs, in that she ruled not as queen but as king. She ordered the construction of a beautiful temple at Deir el-Bahri, near the Valley of the Kings, dedicated to herself and the sun god Amun-Ra.

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