Empires: Egypt's Golden Empire: Hatshepsut Declares Herself Pharaoh
21:44 - 26:22
Hatshepsut inherits a role as regent of the Egyptian throne when her husband passes away. This is not enough for the ambitious woman, who declares herself Pharaoh and goes on to become the longest serving woman to lead Egypt. In order to legitimize her rule she crafts a careful image and history.