died: 1458 BC Hatshepsut was one of the most powerful women in the ancient world. She was the fifth pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Ancient Egypt and she ruled longer than any other woman in Egyptian history.
Columns of Karnak Temple, dedicated to Amon-Ra, Egypt. The Pyramids make it onto the postcards, but Karnak gives us some idea of how ancient Egyptians arranged and moved through their space/structures.
Ramses VI Tomb adjacent to tomb of King Tutankhamen, Egypt. A staircase leads down to the entrance where the lintel is decorated with a traditional scene of Isis Nephthys kneeling at either side of the sun disc.
Hoax: Shared as “Cleopatra’s Underwater Palace, Egypt”, this photo has in fact been taken at the Neptune Memorial Reef, in Florida, United States. This underwater mausoleum opened in some 2037 years after the end of Cleopatra’s reign.