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.
Hatshepsut tries to strike a delicate balance as an untraditional ruler. She must keep her court and ministers loyal and productive as well as increase Egyptian power without emboldening the army. She has a monumental temple built and initiates distant trading campaigns.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman try to rescue Penny, who is set up for a marriage with King Tutankhamun. This clip provides an excellent visual of a young King Tut and gives a glimpse into the luxurious lifestyle of a pharaoh.
Examines the challenges to Egyptian religion and changes undertaken by the Pharaoh Akhenaten and his wife Nefertiti who tried to become the only link between the Egyptian people and the cosmos through their denial of polytheism.