She was the first female Pharaoh. She shared power with her male relatives, but soon took over as ruler. She filled her Government with loyal advisers and demanded the same respect shown to men. Sometimes she'll dress up as a man, have Artists draw her as a man. She had a huge trade with Punt. She had a temple built into a cliff above the Nile River. At the entrance was Mpuments and there about 200 of these lion man things statues.