Important names, terms, and concepts
"God's Wife of Amun"
temples (especially Karnak, Deir el-Bahri)
Amun (Amen in Cooney)
Hatshepsut and gender
Hatshepsut and religion
religion and power
Major themes of the NK:
Know these dates:
Read in Cooney:
What is the connection between religion and power in this section? How does Hatshepsut use religious ideology and religious institutions to consolidate her power?
What happens with Hatshepsut's gender? How does use gender to consolidate her authority?
What innovations to Egyptian religious traditions and political traditions does Hatshepsut make?
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