Seated Statue of Hatsheput, circa 1473–1458 BCE.
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gallery 115.  
Hatsheput reigned as pharaoh for twenty two years and oversaw a peaceful period in Egypt’s history.  She reestablished international trade routes, organizing a very popular expedition to Punt.  Hatsheput also erected temples and shrines from the Sinai to Nubia.

Seated Statue of Hatsheput, circa 1473–1458 BCE.

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gallery 115.  

Hatsheput reigned as pharaoh for twenty two years and oversaw a peaceful period in Egypt’s history.  She reestablished international trade routes, organizing a very popular expedition to Punt.  Hatsheput also erected temples and shrines from the Sinai to Nubia.