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Hatshepsut: The woman who dared to become pharaoh

Hatshepsut was the fifth pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, but she is one of only a handful of women who have ruled Egypt. In fact, she is probably the only woman to have done so as a pharaoh during the New Kingdom period. However, she was accused of being a usurper and even today, her time in power was deeply controversial...

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    Hatshepsut: The woman who dared to become pharaoh

    Hatshepsut was the fifth pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt, but she is one of only a handful of women who have ruled Egypt. In fact, she is …

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