The paper "Pharaoh Hatshepsut" is a wonderful example of an annotated bibliography on history. Bernstein, Peter. The power of gold: the history of an obsession. An interesting discussion on Hapshepsuts demand for and use of gold. This dimension to the historical depiction of the queen also highlighted the cultural environment of her court as well as the golds relationship with the increased Egyptian trade with Palestine, Syria, and Crete. Jenkins, Nancy. “ Hatshepsut: The Female Pharaoh. ” Jenkin outlined a comprehensive narrative in regard to Hatshepsut's life starting from her ancestry, her ascension to the thrones to the comprehensive insights on her reign and her style as a leader.
Several important locations and artifacts were used as support for this narrative. Parchin, Stan. "Hatshepsut: From Queen to Pharaoh: A Special Exhibition Review" The author presented a catalog of various artistic depictions of Queen Hatshepsut. In addition, several artifacts were also included demonstrating the artistic achievements of the monarch's reign. Pinch, Geraldine. Egyptian mythology: a guide to the gods, goddesses, and traditions of ancient Egypt. The religious aspect of Hatshepsut's reign was explored in this section of the book.
Important elements covered were the building of temples, special shrines as well as the numerous commissioned divine statues and monuments. Robins, Gay. The art of ancient Egypt. Robins provided an intensive examination of a state temple built by Hatshepsut in the cliffs of Nebhepetra Montuhotep next to the funeral complex. Here, not only were the architectural and engineering capability of the queens time were revealed. Instead, a number of political, social and cultural insights were depicted owing to the wealth of artifacts and reliefs found therein. Whitman, Ruth.
Hatshepsut, speak to me. This book contains a comprehensive compilation of inscriptions attributed to Hatshepsut, a number of which were her own inscriptions on her monument. Much of the sources for this book came from the restored temple in the Valley of Kings.