The Temple of Hatshepsut is a memorial temple that honors Queen Hatshepsut, the first female pharaoh that ruled Egypt.
Queen Hatshepsut ruled Egypt during the 18th dynasty, and she ruled the country longer than any other indigenous female pharaoh when no woman should have been able assume the power of a pharaoh, according the ancient Egyptian history. She was also a very successful pharaoh that preferred peace rather than warfare. While she did see some warfare during the early stages of her rule, eventually her reign ushered in an era of extended peace. She also re-established trading relationships and increased the wealth of Egypt, allowing the Egypt to introduce a higher caliber of architecture, the likes of which remained incomparable worldwide for hundreds of years. Now, how’s that for a girl boss? 👸🏽👸🏽👸🏽