Is the World Ready for a Female Leader? It Wasn't in 1478 BCE

Take note, Hillary: Pharaoh Hatshepsut was a visionary ruler who hid her sex behind false beards, but whose successors successfully expunged her memory – until an archaeologist came along.

Nettanel Slyomovics
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Statue of Pharaoh Hatshepsut: She has the torso of a woman but the clothing of a man. Statue found near Hatshepsut's funerary temple at Deir el-Bahri, Thebes. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Credit: Postdl, Wikimedia Commons
Nettanel Slyomovics
Nettanel Slyomovics

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