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 (hăt-shĕp′so͞ot′) also Hat·shep·set (-sĕt′) Died c. 1482 bc.
Queen of Egypt (1502-1482) who on the death of her husband, Thutmose II (c. 1504), became regent for her stepson Thutmose III. She bestowed the title of pharaoh on herself and adopted all the pharaonic customs, including the wearing of a false beard.
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(hætˈʃɛpsuːt) or


(Biography) queen of Egypt of the l8th dynasty (?1512–1482 bc). She built a great mortuary temple at Deir el Bahri near Thebes
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(hætˈʃɛp sut)

also Hat•shep•set


queen of Egypt c1503–c1482 b.c.
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