The New Kingdom was the beginning of Egypt’s reunion. An ancient Egyptian King, Ahmose I was the founder of the 18th dynasty which represented one of the most impressive periods in Egyptian history. The 18th dynasty began with the expulsion of the Hyksos, successfully defeating the Nubians and at last, claiming back the territory captured for Egypt by Pharaohs of the 12th dynasty. One of The New Kingdom pharaoh was Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut was preceded by several important and seemingly influential queens who have had some control over the government of Egypt in the 17th dynasty. Succeeded by each other, they had an impact on the general aspect of an Egyptian women as powerful and were able to maintain stability and order. These queens encouraged Hatshepsut, who was said to be the most powerful and the greatest female to hold the title of Pharaoh in ancient Egypt. The Role of Hatshepsut as a female pharaoh throughout the 18th Dynasty in Egyptian society was vital for the ultimate construction of Egypt as a major imperial power and the overall greatness of Egypt. Hatshepsut’s reign from 1473 and 1458 B.C. was one of the most prosperous periods for ancient Egyptian society. Unlike the previous male pharaohs, her foreign policy was peaceful and saw a time of great prosperity for the economy and architecture furthermore it was a time of advancement in the arts. The results of her achievements during her reign expanded and flourished Egypt. The great reign of Hatshepsut lasted for twenty-two years, and paved the way for Thutmose III, who was able to engage in the repossession of the throne.