The most splendid of all
The mortuary temple of Queen Hatshepsut has 40 years of restoration work to thank for its renewed glory. Nevine El-Aref visited the site
Queen with a beard
A prolific builder and an iron-willed ruler, Queen Hatshepsut remains today a mystery among the numerous intrigues of her rule. Jill Kamil tells us about the woman who became Pharaoh
The red chapel
From the outdoor museum at Karnak Temple, Nevine El-Aref observed the work in progress on Hatshepsut's red quartz chapel, still under reconstruction.