The Sarcophagus Of Queen Hatshepsut

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The Sarcophagus of Queen Hatshepsut is considered one of the most historic pieces of ancient Egyptian art that still stands here today in our presence. It is an exquisite work of art, a piece of enlightenment and even a masterpiece that earned a place in the realm of art history. It is one of only three royal sarcophagi that is currently displayed outside of Egypt and is one of they very few from the eighteenth Dynasty that shows multiple alterations and phases of decorations. This sarcophagus was originally prepared for Queen Hatshepsut and later was recut for her father, King Thutmose I. This is an artistic masterpiece from a royal atelier, a prototype for the funeral beliefs and the traditions, and a pivotal historical piece of the complicated puzzle of early New Kingdom political history. The New Kingdom began after the Theban family princes expelled the last of several generations of foreign domination by the Hyksos. They were able to reunite the country and establish and able to establish their own dynasty. The pharaohs of the New Kingdom went on an imperialist course, leading the military campaigns and raids in the northeast to the south. One of the greatest pharaohs at the time of the establishment within the New Kingdom was a warrior pharaoh called King Thutmose. He paved the way for victory for future military ventures to the northeast. In addition to his ambitious construction projects at the temple of Karnak at Thebes and the temple of
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