The Riches of Punt
Early in her rule as king, Hatshepsut sent trading ships to Punt, a land somewhere along Africa's Red Sea coast. When the ships returned, priests at Karnak presented a dazzling array of goods to the pharaoh, who dedicated it all to Amun, her patron god.
Illustration by Fernando G. Baptista and Amanda Hobbs, NG Staff
Source: W. Raymond Johnson, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago