Episode 66: An Awkward Transition

Hatshepsut (Part VII): The End of Days

1473 BCE. After a long life, and an accomplished reign, Maat-ka-Re Hatshepsut died in regnal year 22. We thank some of those who made her reign possible, explore her legacy, and touch on the strange situation of her tomb. Do we have her mummy? We explore that, too.


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The tomb of Hatshepsut / Thutmose I, KV 20 (Theban Mapping Project)


Kara Cooney, The Woman Who Would Be King, 2014.

Peter F. Dorman, The Monuments of Senenmut, 1988.

Richard A. Gabriel, Thutmose III: A Military Biography, 2009.

Alan R. Schulman, “Some Remarks on the Alleged “Fall” of Senenmut,” JARCE 8 (1969).

Filip Taterka, “Hatshepsut and Senenmut or the Secret Affairs of the Egyptian State,” in D. Lewandowska et al (eds.), Cupido Dominandi (2015).

Betsy M. Bryan et al (eds.), Creativity and Innovation in the Reign of Hatshepsut (2014).