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Hatshepsut was the first female pharaoh in all of Egypt. She spread rumors that her dad was a real pharaoh. She also wanted her sculptures to portray her as a man. She wore the fake beard all the past pharaohs had worn too.
Egypt's social pyramid was fairly rigid. Most people had little chance to move to higher classes. Egyptians in all social classes cherished family children were highly valued. The men were in charge of the house. But the women had more rights than others in the ancient world.
The three most important officials were the visors the chiefs and the general of the armies.The visor had more power than any one except for the pharaoh.He advised the pharaoh and carried out his commands.He also appointed and supervised the government officials. The chief treasurer looked after the governments wealth. His main job was to collect taxes. The general of armies was the top of the army and he advised the pharaoh in matters of war.