had many titles; The Hereditary Princess, The Lady of Grace, The Lady of The
Two Lands, The Great King's Wife, The Lady of All Women, and many more. What do
you know about Nefertiti?
(c. 1370 – c. 1330 BC) was a queen of the 18th Dynasty of Ancient Egypt. and
the great royal wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten. Together with her husband, she
reigned perhaps the richest period in the history of ancient Egypt.
don't know much about her life before her marriage. But there is some valid information about her.
The Meaning Behind the name
an Egyptian name, means "The Beautiful Woman Has Come". She is the
symbol of beauty and feminine power.
six daughters in 10 years of marriage. Two of her daughters became queens of
images of Nefertiti come from the Theban tombs. These images show her as she
played a more prominent role in the Theban temple, as she served as priest. She
also participated in the ritual slaughter of enemy women in Egypt.
vanished soon after Akhenaten’s 12th regnal year. But, unfortunately, there is
no record of her death. And moreover, no evidence that she was ever buried in
the royal tomb at Amarna.
Possible causes of death
include trauma, a plague ravaging the city, and natural causes.
archaeologists had never discovered her body they discovered a burial in the
Valley of the Kings. That made them believe that Nefertiti could be one of the
unidentified bodies in the royal mummy hiding place in the Valley of the Kings.
forgotten until 1912. Back then a German archaeological mission discovered a
bust of Nefertiti among the ruins of the sculptor's Amarna workshop.
In the 1920s a
museum in Berlin displayed the bust. And it received so much attention from all
over the world. Although her left eye is missing, the bust granted her
recognition of being the most beautiful woman in the world.
love they had made Nefertiti fight the whole world for her lover Akhenaten. She
supported him in his crisis by changing the religion. And even accompanied him
to his new capital "Akhetaton" and
challenging the priests of Amun!