Black History Culture : Ancient Stone Depicting First Female Egyptian Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut Discovered

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    Ancient Stone Depicting First Female Egyptian Pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut Discovered


    Ancient inscribed stone blocks containing information about Egypt's long-lost and first female pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut — who ruled from 1473 B.C. to 1458 B.C. — have been uncovered on Egypt's Elphantine Island.

    Other than being just one of about two or three female pharaohs in Egypt's history, Queen Hatshepsut was also a builder, and the blocks are presumed to be from one of her buildings that was recently discovered. The building, which was found by the German Archaeological Institute, is believed to be a way station for the god Khnum, according to a Facebook statement by the Ministry of Antiquities ...



    https://www.yahoo.com/news/ancient-stone-depicting-first-female-165400731.html


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    Source: German Archaeological Institute/Facebook


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