Empires: Egypt's Golden Empire: Hatshepsut is Erased
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World History → Ancient Egypt → Iconoclasm
Thutmosis III promptly begins to erase the memory of Hatshepsut upon ascending to the throne. He orders the removal of her name and image from monuments, temples, and other memorials. Iconoclasm can be a tool of rulers and governments to rewrite legitimacy.