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Friday, February 6, 2015



Hatshepsut (also Hatchepsut meaning Foremost of Noble Ladies;1508–1458 BC) was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. She is generally regarded by Egyptologists as one of the most successful pharaohs, reigning longer than any other woman of an indigenous Egyptian dynasty. According to Egyptologist James Henry Breasted she is also known as "the first great woman in history of whom we are informed."

Hatshepsut’s Temple

The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut, the Djeser-Djeseru (“Holy of Holies”), is located beneath the cliffs at Deir el Bahari on the west bank of the Nile near the Valley of the Kings in Egypt. The mortuary temple is dedicated to the sun god Amon-Ra and is located next to the mortuary temple of Mentuhotep II, which served both as an inspiration, and later, a quarry. It is considered one of the “incomparable monuments of ancient Egypt.”…


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A spectacular 360 virtual tour of the Temple of Hatshepsut in Egypt, which I came across today. Enjoy!

See more@ http://www.360fied.com/hatshepsut/ 

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