Egypt's Lost Queens

Historian Joann Fletcher explores the role that women took in running the state and in shaping every aspect of life in ancient Egypt. Focusing on women of royalty such as Pharaoh Hatshepsut and Queen Nefertari, as well as women such as Lady Peseshet, the earliest female doctor known to the world, Fletcher reveals an ancient civilization unparalleled in its sexual equality.
Aired:
Mar 26, 2019
Watch Until:
Apr 24, 2019