TITLE

The Lost Queen

AUTHOR(S)
Greenberg, Glenn
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;10/29/2007, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on woman mummy found by scientists in Egypt in 1903, and which scientists later on identified as that of powerful ancient Egyptian queen Hatshepsut.
ACCESSION #
27220948

 

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