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Queen Hatshepsut and King Ramses
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Queen Hatshepsut
  • Ruled from 1503-1482 B.C.
  • Married to Thutmose II
  • After her husband died, Hatshepsut dressed like a
    man and ruled as a pharaoh.
  • She became the first female pharaoh in Egyptian
    history.

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Hatshepsuts Accomplishments
  • Queen Hatshepsut was a ruler who worked hard to
    increase Egyptian trade through trade routes.
  • To increase trade, she sent Egyptian traders
  • South, to trade with the kingdom of Punt, located
    around the Red Sea
  • North, to trade with people in Asia Minor and
    Greece

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Results of Hatshepsuts Accomplishments
  • As a result
  • trade expanded
  • Increase of wealth in the economy
  • She used the money that was gained from trade to
    support the arts as well as architecture.

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Honoring Queen Hatshepsut
  • A temple near Thebes was built to honor Queen
    Hatshepsut for the many great temples and
    monuments that were built during her reign.

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Queen Hatshepsuts Death
  • Queen Hatshepsut died after ruling for 15 years.
  • After her death, Queen Hatshepsuts bitter
    step-son, Tuthmosis III, took the throne and
    vandalized Hatshepsuts monuments.

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King Ramses II
  • Another ruler who worked to expand Egypt was King
    Ramses II, also known as Ramses the Great.
  • King Ramses started ruling at age 10 as an army
    commander.
  • He was a ruler for a total of 67 years.

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King Ramses Accomplishments
  • Like Queen Hatshepsut, he also expanded Egypt.
  • However, he accomplished this by going to war and
    conquering lands.

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King Ramses Accomplishments cont.
  • Although King Ramses is known for being one of
    Egypts greatest warriors, he was also known as a
    peace-maker, by being the first king in history
    to ever sign a peace treaty with his enemies, the
    Hittites.

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King Ramses Accomplishments cont.
  • Also similar to Queen Hatshepsut, many monuments
    were built during his reign (more than during the
    reign of any other pharaoh).

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King Ramses Death
  • King Ramses died in the early 1200s BC.
  • His mummy is known to be one of the best
    preserved.
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Title: Queen Hatshepsut and King Ramses


1
Queen Hatshepsut and King Ramses
2
Queen Hatshepsut
  • Ruled from 1503-1482 B.C.
  • Married to Thutmose II
  • After her husband died, Hatshepsut dressed like a
    man and ruled as a pharaoh.
  • She became the first female pharaoh in Egyptian
    history.

3
Hatshepsuts Accomplishments
  • Queen Hatshepsut was a ruler who worked hard to
    increase Egyptian trade through trade routes.
  • To increase trade, she sent Egyptian traders
  • South, to trade with the kingdom of Punt, located
    around the Red Sea
  • North, to trade with people in Asia Minor and
    Greece

4
Results of Hatshepsuts Accomplishments
  • As a result
  • trade expanded
  • Increase of wealth in the economy
  • She used the money that was gained from trade to
    support the arts as well as architecture.

5
Honoring Queen Hatshepsut
  • A temple near Thebes was built to honor Queen
    Hatshepsut for the many great temples and
    monuments that were built during her reign.

6
Queen Hatshepsuts Death
  • Queen Hatshepsut died after ruling for 15 years.
  • After her death, Queen Hatshepsuts bitter
    step-son, Tuthmosis III, took the throne and
    vandalized Hatshepsuts monuments.

7
King Ramses II
  • Another ruler who worked to expand Egypt was King
    Ramses II, also known as Ramses the Great.
  • King Ramses started ruling at age 10 as an army
    commander.
  • He was a ruler for a total of 67 years.

8
King Ramses Accomplishments
  • Like Queen Hatshepsut, he also expanded Egypt.
  • However, he accomplished this by going to war and
    conquering lands.

9
King Ramses Accomplishments cont.
  • Although King Ramses is known for being one of
    Egypts greatest warriors, he was also known as a
    peace-maker, by being the first king in history
    to ever sign a peace treaty with his enemies, the
    Hittites.

10
King Ramses Accomplishments cont.
  • Also similar to Queen Hatshepsut, many monuments
    were built during his reign (more than during the
    reign of any other pharaoh).

11
King Ramses Death
  • King Ramses died in the early 1200s BC.
  • His mummy is known to be one of the best
    preserved.
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