Art Travels: The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut

Hatshepsut (1479-1458 B.C.E.) was the fifth pharaoh of Egypt’s Eighteenth Dynasty and arguably the most important amongst ancient Egypt’s many female rulers. Her 20-year-long reign was an era of peace and prosperity. The kingdom thrived under a flourishing economy, a lucrative trade network and successful military campaigns. Hatshepsut’s reign was also a peak period for artistic pursuits, … Continue reading Art Travels: The Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut