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    DescriptionHatshepsut's Temple at Deir el Bahari is about a wonderful experiment in ancient Egyptian art and architecture, a uniquely remarkable structure, but more important it provides some insights about the men and a woman who were avant guard in their thinking at a time when females dared not rule. However, given the opportunity to do so, Queen Hatshepsut ruled well and was involved in many building projects, chief of which was her mortuary temple at Deir el Bahari, on the west bank at Thebes. The present work is a survey of the history of the Queen, her architect Senmut and their impact on the historical landscape of ancient Egypt. This work consists of two poems to the god Amon Ra and to the Temple of Deir el Bahari itself, an overview, an introduction, two essays on Hatshepsut and Senmut and conclusions by the author, as well as some published reports written more than a hundred years ago when the Swiss Egyptologist Edouard Naville excavated the temple. In addition, there are some 20 illustrations and photographs taken from the bird's eye view of the temple from the mountain, descending the mountain, and the ascent into the temple's colonnades, ramps, shrines, and to the middle and upper terrace at the mountain's base. The photographs are designed to "let the monuments teach" and as such, they highlight the art and architectural wonder of the temple and this work is therefore a guidebook for students, specialists, and laymen and women as well as for tourists.


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    Title
    Hatshepsut's Temple at Deir El Bahari
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Frederick Monderson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 184
    Width: 208 mm
    Height: 279 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 431 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781425966447
    ISBN 10: 1425966446
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAE
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA, HBJH
    DC21: 932
    Libri: I-HP
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 932
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BIC subject category V2: AMX
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    LC classification: DT
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030, ARC005000, BIO000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1QDAE
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: DNB, AMX, NHC, NHG
    Thema time period qualifier V1.0: 3C-AA-E
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    AUTHORHOUSE
    Imprint name
    AUTHORHOUSE
    Publication date
    30 September 2007
    Publication City/Country
    Bloomington IN