Do We Gain Of Hatshepsut As A Warrior-Pharaoh From Sources

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Ancient Studies Formative source analysis Question 1 - What impression do we gain of Hatshepsut as a Warrior-Pharaoh from Sources A and B? In Source A, we see that Hatshepsut had no records of any military campaigns or conquests and she instead focused her efforts on the internal development of Egypt. Because of this, the impression given by the source is one that suggests Hatshepsut was not a Warrior-Pharaoh. However, Source B mentions an unimportant raid showing that at least to some extent she was involved, maybe not directly in some minor military escapades. Question 2- To what extent do Sources C and D agree with the impression gained from Sources A and B regarding Hatshepsut’s status as a warrior-pharaoh. Sources C and D are to no extent in agreement with either source A and B. Source C directly contradicts source A’s statement about there being no records of any military campaigns by referring to a relief that describes a campaign against the peoples of Upper Egypt. Continuing on from this, source D explores with the idea of Hatshepsut being a warrior-pharaoh by mentioning first-hand recounts of her on the battlefield. The impression that is gained from this is the very opposite of the one given by sources A and B, which suggested she was more likely an …show more content…

She is also shown sitting down with a very small head crown. In comparison to this Source H’s depiction of Hatshepsut is a lot more masculine. Her shoulders have become broader and her face much wider than before. Her body is similarly a lot heavier and wider than her previous feminine frame and is shown standing tall and strong. However, the most important difference is her head crown and false beard. The head crown she is wearing makes her look a lot more akin to many previous pharaohs and likewise the false beard also helps maintain to this image along with a masculine

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