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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.haht-SHEP-soot English
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Meaning & History

Means "foremost of noble women" in Egyptian. This was the name of a pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. She may have been the first woman to take the title of Pharaoh.

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Statue of HatsheputStatue of Hatsheput

Categories

history, pharaohs, queens, queens regnant, womens history
Entry updated July 1, 2008   Contribute