Mummy dearest? Recent scholarship is changing thinking about female pharaoh Hatshepsut, whom Egyptologists once called “the vilest type of usurper.”

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Queen Hatshepsut
Numerous colossal statues of the pharaoh once adorned the terraces of her temple at Deir el-Bahri. In the one above, Hatshepsut is depicted wearing the tall white crown of Upper Egypt.