Deir El-Bahri

Deir El-Bahri

Temple of Hatshepsut

Streaming Video - 2006
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Hatshepsut, Egypt's only female pharaoh, was said to be a ruler with two faces: one political, the other artistic. This program tours her architectural masterpiece, the terraced and rock-cut temple at Deir el-Bahri that her people called djeser-djeseru, "sacred of sacreds." Numerous paintings adorning the interior chronicle her achievements and peace-loving enterprises, and a computer-generated reconstruction of frescoes gives a glimpse of the exotic land of Punt. Why did Hatshepsut's successor desecrate her beautiful works and strive to erase her very existence from history?
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2001.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Alternative Title: Temple of Hatshepsut

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