She became ruler in 1473 B.C.E and shared her power with her male relatives, but as time went by she took over completely. Hatshepsut used to travel a lot for trading. Her biggest trade expedition was to the African kingdom.Her biggest accomplishment was building a giant statue of herself in a place Dayr al-Bahri. At the entrance there was 2 tall thin mummies called obelisks. The entrance ,graced by 200 sphinx statues, the walls were also detailed with carvings.