Hatshepsut Study Notes: Background and rise to prominence – Family background Father: Thutmose I Mother: Queen Ahmose, God’s Wife of Amun Great-Grandfather: Ahmose Husband: Thutmose II – Claim to the throne and succession: Divine Birth and Coronation reliefs Hatshepsut’s claim to the throne were facilitated by her divine and coronation reliefs. Divine Birth: Her divine birth consisted of Amun impregnating Ahmose with Hatshepsut by holding an ankh to her nose. The midwife of the gods, Neghket, to the right, is aiding Ahmose away to give birth with Kamun, who is to the left. This source gives an historian insight into how Hatshepsut claimed her right to the throne through her divine birth. This would effectively convince the public
As a prince he was known as Tutankhaten. He ascended to the throne in 1333 BC, at the age of nine or ten, taking the throne name of Tutankhamun. When he became king, he married his half-sister, Ankhesenpaaten, who later changed her name to Ankhesenamun. They had two daughters, both stillborn. It was revealed that one daughter died at 5–6 months of pregnancy and the other at 9 months of pregnancy.
Two levels were for funerary temple. The tale is she was place to rest with her father. During the ruling of Thutmose III, tomb was built for Thutmose I. His mummy was removed from his tomb and put elsewhere. During the same time Queen Hatshepsut mummy could have been move to the tomb of Sitre-Rep her nanny in KV60.
Amenhotep III's body was found in 1898 along with more than a dozen other royals, including his own grandfather, Amenhotep II. They also found Tutankhamen’s father, Akhenaten. He was tomb was discovered in 1907. When they first discovered his tomb they were not sure the tomb actually belonged to Akhenaten because the mummy was so badly decayed, DNA now shows that it coffin did once retain his body. They also uncovered the tomb of Tutankhamen’s mother, whos name is not known.
Apparently, she left Israel on the death of her husband, King Ahab, and returned when Akhenaten rejected her for failing to provide him with a male heir. Proponents of this view further suggest that Jehu (who caused the death of Jezebel) was in fact the general Horemheb. He became Pharaoh after the death of Ay, and destroyed the monuments and inscriptions of the Atenist regime. However, the orthodox chronology would place 500 years between Nefertiti and Jezebel, and Jezebel was an avid defender of the Phonecian Goddess Astarte. This does not tie in too well with Atensim as Astarte was a war and fertility goddess while her consort Baal was a rain and storm god.
History Essay History Essay In this essay I will prove that Hachepsuit, Nebuchanzzar, Mursilis I, and Ramses II, were the most important rulers of the ancient world. Hachepsuit -she improved life for the Egyptians -she expanded the Egyptian trade -she was a regent , for her husband which she locked up and killed -was the first woman ruler , and for a while disguised herself as her husband -the Egyptians were able to obtain very prized exotic products, like leopard skins, feathers, hardwoods, and myrrh - She also carried out a little more than a few monumental building projects, such as an enormous funeray temple for herself in the Valley of the Kings and Queens - Had her boy friend do all her work(sunmut) -Hatshepsut is well known for her ambitious building projects in Egypt particularly the erection of several Obelisks’ at Karnack and her funerary Temple at Deir el-Bahri. In her time Hatshepsut was a model of feminine mystic, power and political
Theory two is that she only portrayed herself in manly clothing with beards in art, statues and portraits. However, most had titles or something to indicate that she was a woman. Her father was king and a very successful one. He died when she was twelve and she then married her half-brother. Queen
Later, she started to depict herself clearly as a male. Anyways, she died (or was exiled) around 1479 BC, and Thutmose III finally became a new pharaoh, destroying much of the evidence of Hatshepsut’s existence. In conclusion, Hatshepsut, a King Herself, remains a mystery even nowadays. Her bloodline shows that she was the only possible successor after Thutmose I, but it is yet to be understood when exactly she became a pharaoh, why she wanted to look like a man, and what happened to her body after
Cleopatra: Yoko Ono of Rome or Brilliant Ruler of Egypt? From Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff “Man’s most valuable trait is a judicious sense of what not to believe.” ~ Euripides For ten generations Cleopatra’s family ruled as pharaohs of Egypt. The Ptolemies were actually Greek, “which makes Cleopatra approximately as Egyptian as Elizabeth Taylor” (2). She received a traditional Greek education. At thirteen she would study rhetoric and philosophy, the fine art of persuasion and nine languages.
The home later attracted the support of former abolitionist comrades and of the citizens of Auburn, and it continued in existence for some years after her death. In the late 1860s and again in the late 1890s she applied for a federal pension for her Civil War services. In 1911, Harriet herself was welcomed into the Home. Upon hearing of her destitute condition, many women with whom she had worked in the NACW voted to provide her a lifelong monthly pension of $25. Living past ninety, Harriet Tubman died in Auburn on March 10, 1913.