Queen Hatshsput

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Queen Hatshsput was the royal consort of Thutmose II, who is considered a much lesser pharaoh compared to his father thutmose I who extended egypts borders significantl;y as well as building many temples and his own tomb Queen Hatshsput was married to thutmose ii her half brother most likely to secure his kingship she is considered to be the real power behind thutmose II because because of the similar domestic and foreign policies which were later pursued under her reign and because of her claim that she was her father’s intended heir. She is depicted in several raised relief scenes from a Karnak gateway dating to Thutmose II's reign both together with her husband and alone.[1] She later had herself crowned Pharaoh several years into the
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