The woman who would be king / Kara Cooney.
xii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
A portrait of the longest-reigning woman pharaoh Hatchepsut in Ancient Egypt draws on surviving artifacts to consider her unprecedented rise, her achievements, and why most of her monuments were destroyed after her death.
- Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.
- Queens -- Egypt -- Biography.
- Egypt -- History.
- Egypt -- Kings and rulers -- Biography.
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-289) and index.
- Bklst 09/15/2014
- PW 08/04/2014
- Kirkus 08/15/2014
Divine origins -- A place of her own -- King's great wife -- Regency for TIII: close family relationships and depictions as queen -- Claiming the kingship -- A woman king -- Jubilee -- The setting sun -- The king is dead; long live the real king -- Title TK.