Stairway and ramp leading up to Hatshepsut's temple at Deir el-Bahri. Hatshepsut lived between 1508-1458 B.C. She was the eldest daughter of Pharaoh Thutmose I and married her half brother, Thutmose II. When he died, she became pharaoh. Her 22-year reign is known for bringing prosperity to her subjects.