Art and Architecture in Ancient Egypt

Pharaohs were buried like even the inconsequential

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Unformatted text preview: inted o Serves to legitimize her reign Hatshepsut Kneeling/enthroned- 18th dynasty red granite- women warrior/ leader- rare that she is a girl o Daughter of thrumost the first- married her half brotherand when he died, she became regent for his underaged son o She was declared pharaoh o She is shown as a man there was no artistic conventions for a female o In order to validate her kingship, we see her as a man o She had over 200 statues of herself in her funerary temple Colossal figure of...
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