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Hatshepsut – The Queen who became King – GI 21 129 (Face to Face)

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21 January 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT

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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 25 February 2022

Tutor: Clive Barham Carter MA

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Date: 21 January 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Length of Course:
5 Weeks
21 January 2022
25 February 2022
No Session On:
18th February
£58 – £70
Reference Code:
GI 21 129
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Regarded as one of the most prominent women and successful pharaohs of the ancient world, Hatshepsut (c. 1507 – 1458 BC) ascended the throne in 1478 BC.  The second female pharaoh in Egypt’s history, her rise to power was noteworthy, as it required her to utilise her bloodline, education, and understanding of religion. Despite attempts to erase her legacy from history, the temple she built is one of the most impressive self-publicising monuments to survive in Egypt.


Statue of Hatshepsut wearing the Nemes headdress of the Pharaoh, limestone, Metropolitan Musuem of Art, New York.


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