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The pharaoh that wouldn't be forgotten - Kate Green

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Check out our Patreon page: patreon.com/teded View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-pharaoh-that-wouldn-t-be-forgotten-kate-narev 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. Lesson by Kate Green, animation by Steff Lee.
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Ethan Hurtado (3 days ago)
Thank You Ted for helping me finish my ancient Egypt project
Bubble Animations (4 days ago)
I am annunaki illuminato
Aaron E (4 days ago)
She probably did so much better the the men they had a tantrum and tried to blot her out!
Mathmatics (6 days ago)
Lucinda Palmas (10 days ago)
I’m just here because I have to watch the video for school.
Rambut Lebat (10 days ago)
Hatshepsut is the true Queen of Egypt (by the blood) and greater than Cleopatra VII
Mow (11 days ago)
The speaker has definitely American accent
Loky Mody (12 days ago)
This is my grandma because I am Egyptian 🇪🇬
Loky Mody (8 days ago)
Who liked the video 😳☺😊 I want to say thank you for him or her
Cleopatra TROPHY WIFE (13 days ago)
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Surabhi Kumari (13 days ago)
Ancient Egyptians believed that you will cease to exist anywhere when you are forgotten completely . *I'm always fascinated by Ancient Egypt's history may be cause it sounds like those people had some serious deep thoughts like me at 3:00 am.*
ScarySara93 (15 days ago)
They should make a movie about her; sick of that 'Cleopatra' getting all the attention, and she came way after 'Hatsheput'.
Daniel Chand (15 days ago)
If you live in the D.C. area, check out the National Geographic Museum's Queens of Egypt exhibit. It's made me appreciate the history of ancient Egypt's queens so much more -- especially Hatshepsut. https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/museums/cleopatra-and-nefertiti-you-know-but-the-queens-of-egypt-exhibition-will-blow-you-away-with-someone-youve-never-heard-of/2019/03/07/59679fca-3cf8-11e9-aaae-69364b2ed137_story.html
Abs_x x (17 days ago)
So was she before or after cleopatra
Abs_x x (12 days ago)
Brandon F thank u
Brandon F (16 days ago)
Hatshepsut was Pharaoh before Cleopatra. Hatshepsut served during the New Kingdom period of Egypt, she was Pharaoh from 1479-1458 BC. Cleopatra was the final Pharaoh of the ethnically Greek Ptolemaic Kingdom (she was also the final Pharaoh of all of Egypt) she was Pharaoh from 51-30 BC
Witch Hazel (17 days ago)
I recently found out she was obese and diabetic towards the end of her life , a great and powerful pharaoh though.
Felicia Wang (17 days ago)
Love ancient Egyptian culture from 2019
Luke Eastman (19 days ago)
Ever wonder if they had good reasons to despise her? Why do we assume we understand the motivations of ancients?
Morning Midnight (29 days ago)
This is just spec so take it easy
lo rael (29 days ago)
if the facts you have from this case are written by her, could it be possible the person who did it knew she wasn’t telling the full truth? just laying all options out. though it would be sad if it was only because she’s a lass.
Patreos_MLBB (29 days ago)
Hatshepsut was the half-sister of Thutmose II
Hakuraita (1 month ago)
Hatshepsut and Thutmose III had a complicated relationship. But there's evidence to suggest Thutmose didn't bear any sort of grudge towards his stepmother/aunt and was driven to do what he did to help his heir succeed more smoothly and maintain order.
Egyptian and proud مصري و افتخر (1 month ago)
We are the king's🇪🇬❤️☪️
Ian Stockwell (1 month ago)
I’ll let catia turn me in ozmandiaz again
BROKEN wing H (1 month ago)
What I couldn't forget as an Egyptian is you all fake attorneys of Egypt history eat gold from my history, and forgot that Egypt elected president died in jail while you all shake hands with a murderer called AL sisi.
OUTSIDER40 (1 month ago)
Thank you
tommy aronson (1 month ago)
She wrote her history herself, what did you expect?
Michael Tran (1 month ago)
It's Yugi!!!
Jeff C (1 month ago)
what next? women giving birth?
Muralidhar Polavarapu (1 month ago)
History can't forget Ph Q Hatshepsut,, Excellent Animation
shwat2013 (1 month ago)
More in my uploads for Afro perspective
kawaii madafakka (1 month ago)
You pronounced memoriae wrong, in latin -ae is read as e
Kub Kub (1 month ago)
Justine ;(
reichtangle anschluss (1 month ago)
Hatshepsut and Ramesses II are my favourite pharaohs (thanks to CIV4).
The Chaos Dragoness (1 month ago)
The fact that we even know about her is a marvelous thing. After Tuthmosis III tried to erase her name and leave her off the list of pharaohs, her name was lost for a couple of millennia. Her body wasn't found until the early 20th century in a unmarked grave, then years later DNA testing came along to confirm that the mummy was indeed Hatshepsut. The sad part is that in Kemetic belief, if you're forgotten in the living world then you don’t exist in the afterlife. Tuthmosis III was trying to kill her even in death.
Ma Patricia Santos (1 month ago)
So sad how could her own step son do that to her?????😭😭
Marjolaine Menard (2 months ago)
Why were they not ok with her but no one tried to erase Cleopatra??
тым оғаш (2 months ago)
ban girl
Tyra Ellen (2 months ago)
LOVE this African queen 👸🏿
Tyra Ellen (2 months ago)
The erasing is not as bad as what the British have violently erased and vandalised from Nubia (Egypt)
Angel Snowflakes (2 months ago)
I wonder how many parts of history were obliterated and did not survive.
Vikram Singh (2 months ago)
what a great job! smashing their idols, destroying the things they worship other than God. why wont you open your eyes people?
Basil (2 months ago)
Let's be honest, Pharohs gave rights to women more than any other European civilization
Sampurna blogs (2 months ago)
What of Cleopatra?
Stephen Haokip (2 months ago)
Only One MITCH! (2 months ago)
Wait, then how did Cleopatra come to be a pharoah if they didn't want a female ruler
The Spanish Armada (2 months ago)
Distant land of "Kunt"? Ha I think you call that a KUNTry.
Rocky Ugsod (2 months ago)
Oh man, so many feminists here.
Nightfairy FTW (2 months ago)
3:29 I was confused for a moment but then I realized that this was ancient Egypt
Senju Hashirama (2 months ago)
women arent meant to rule, they're meant to be in the kitchen and tend to the kids. okay? :)
Edward Ashley Solares (2 months ago)
Slay Gurl
kittykatglasher1 (3 months ago)
um, I'm really rusty on my ancient Egyptian history, but it said she claimed to be the daughter of the state got amun. Didn't king tuts dad try and change the whole religion to center around that guy? Even changed his pharoh name to amun smnthn
Fabian Hale (3 months ago)
Sayrah (3 months ago)
i adore hatshepsut
Elidh Gacha Llama (3 months ago)
Kareem Shalhoub (3 months ago)
I am watching this as I know EVERYTHING about Hatchepsut
Sassy Antelope (3 months ago)
Ugh this sounds so mean but the last name *Green* is just hideous because everyone knows who *Astoria Greenglass* is but me and my friends call her *GreenGas* it used to be *FartGas* so yeah
Lebohang Mofokeng (3 months ago)
How female pharaohs are so inspirational 🤩🤩🤩🤩🤩🤗🤗🤗🤗😯😯😯😯😜😜😜👌👌👌👌👌
Aqhleema Shad (3 months ago)
King akenaton and queen nefrititti are also rememberd in history books.
[ Wena Playz ] (3 months ago)
0:12 the dog thing looks like lucario the pokemon
am 13 (3 months ago)
when mostly these comments are from years ago:
Galaxy Mew (3 months ago)
This would make an AWESOME book/movie!!!
Vaibhavi Miragi (3 months ago)
What about Isis?? Thutmose II's wife??? Could she have done something??? Or wasn't she ther🤔🤔
SWAE SWAE (4 months ago)
i love that she was given the melanin she deserves
Lena Song (4 months ago)
But she stole someone's throne so it dosen't count. She's not powerful but weak.
Fabian Hale (3 months ago)
No she didn’t. She was his regent when Thutmose was too young and was later his co regent. They shared the throne.
Lena Song (3 months ago)
@Fabian Hale She took his thrown.
Fabian Hale (4 months ago)
She didn’t steal power. Thurmond
Kashy_kk (4 months ago)
Well obviously They failed :3
Eugene Medina (4 months ago)
Nobody (4 months ago)
30% of comments = She is remembered more then any pharaohs 50% = *HiStOrY* 20% = *somsthingrandom*
The Spanish Armada (4 months ago)
Sexism, sexism everywhere.
Vito Anderson (4 months ago)
No One Will Debate Me About Egyptian History or Kemetic Cosmology. I Will Body Your European "Scholars" FACTs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I0A8u1sFUtQ
Amrita S (4 months ago)
But a female pharaoh named *Sobekneferu* sat on the Egyptian throne before Hatshepsut did. And she's the first female to do that. Why isn't she remembered?
Luci kawai mandi (5 months ago)
wow a lot of information for my exam
Generation Z (5 months ago)
Give a movie about her life Now
Rubens Gomes (5 months ago)
por favor traduza para PT BR
Azaan Gul (5 months ago)
And now we have kardashian
You’re thinking of beep boop boop bap boop boop bap (5 months ago)
Uveni (6 months ago)
Didn't know Kate Green was a Pharaoh.
Cman • (6 months ago)
But Nefertiti and Cleopatra then? They where womens!
hank (6 months ago)
All i know is that she married her half brother
hank (6 months ago)
Ancient Egypt 100
Sansa Stark (6 months ago)
Mahalliah Nicolas (6 months ago)
Now that we remember her she won’t be erased from history anymore😭😭 right????????
TheAwesomeGamerminer (6 months ago)
Aaron Baltazar (6 months ago)
i had to watch this for class
shwat2013 (7 months ago)
See " Ancient Egyptian Art They Don't Show" in my uploads Sub-Saharan African history in the the description or uploads Also. African and African American achievements in description
Seeker-Purr (7 months ago)
Awesome video. She's my favorite pharaoh. Great animation
kuku mistic (7 months ago)
2:18 thutmose III is like: bish wtf i mean look at his face
Shorrrtbean (7 months ago)
We watched this is class❤️❤️
Mary Long (7 months ago)
Just before I gave the last comment
Mary Long (7 months ago)
There is no prove not that I don't believe you but the ones who don't where i s the prove!!
sushi trash (5 months ago)
Because of hieroglyphics, her sculptures and her tomb+sarcophagus.
Connor Aguirre (7 months ago)
Good Video
Eugene Medina (7 months ago)
InEquality of 3000bce
HumpMeFučkMe DaddyBetterMakeMeChoke (7 months ago)
why do males wanna control everything?they can’t be fragile
Angelina Debidial (7 months ago)
Hi ancient world!!!
Y.K.B (7 months ago)
i love all the fake egyptologists in the comment section talking like they have a masters degree in hutshepsut and the new kingdom. and all the people having debates about her skin colour and race. can we all just agree she was an amazing historic figure and enjoy the video?
sebatian (8 months ago)
Whoreus is my new identity 2019.
Katie Kim (8 months ago)
are they saying girls couldn't be Pharaoh's!? GIRLS RULE TO!!
Stained Glass Window (8 months ago)
She came to North East Africa during that expedition
yolanda thin (8 months ago)
I love the narrator’s voice, easily to understand!!!
kimy st (8 months ago)
Zarif Hossain (8 months ago)
TOEFL passage
mhya georges (8 months ago)
This helped me alot, in my history class. We are learning about Hatshepsut.
tHe_dOpeAss_fiSh (8 months ago)
the narrators name is "andison anderson"
Probletato Problems (8 months ago)
Thank you for saving for hours of research