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The pharaoh that wouldn't be forgotten - Kate Green

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Hatshepsut was a female pharaoh during the New Kingdom in Egypt. Twenty years after her death, somebody smashed her statues, took a chisel and attempted to erase the pharaoh’s name and image from history. But who did it? And why? Kate Green investigates Hatshepsut's history for clues to this ancient puzzle.

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  • Educator Kate Green
  • Director Steff Lee
  • Animator Jack Ross
  • Script Editor Addison Anderson
  • Narrator Addison Anderson

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