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June 3, 2019

Head of Hatshepsut

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Hatshepsut, the first female pharaoh of Egypt, reigned between 1473-1458 B.C.E. during the New Kingdom, 18th dynasty.

She was the longest ruling female pharaoh in the Egyptian Empire. 

The painted limestone sculpture is in the collection of the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, Egypt.

"Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharoah," was published in conjunction with the exhibition "Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh," held at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco/de Young from October 15, 2005, to February 5, 2006; at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, from March 28 to July 9, 2006; and at the Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, from August 27 to
December 31, 2006. 

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