Tomb of Queen Nefertari. Interior of the vestibule within the tomb of Queen Nefertari. At centre is the entrance to a larger room known as the First east side annexe. Nefertari, who lived around 1300-1255 BC, was the first wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Ramses II.
Egyptian bust of Queen Nefertiti - (Neues Museum, Berlin) - The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, and one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Owing to the work, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world, and an icon of feminine beauty. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nefertiti_Bust
Queen Tiye mummy in her coffin. Tiye (c. 1398 BC – 1338 BC) was the daughter of Yuya and Tjuyu. She became the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III. She was the mother of Akhenaten and grandmother of Tutankhamun. Her mummy was identified as "The Elder Lady" found in the tomb of Amenhotep II (KV35) in 1900.
The iconic bust of Nefertiti is part of the Egyptian Museum of Berlin collection, currently on display in the Neues Museum - The Nefertiti Bust is a painted stucco-coated limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten.The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 B.C. by the sculptor Thutmose, because it was found in his workshop in Amarna, Egypt
Granite head statue of Nefertiti. The securing post at head apex, allows for different hairstyles to adorn the head, Altes Museum, Berlin. Nefertiti, chief consort of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten had many titles including Hereditary Princess (iryt-p`t); Lady of Grace (nbt-im3t), Sweet of Love (bnrt-mrwt); Lady of The Two Lands (nbt-t3wy); Great King’s Wife, his beloved (hmt-niswt-wrt meryt.f), Lady of all Women (hnwt-hmwt-nbwt); and Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt (hnwt-Shm’w-mhw).
Horus, the falcon God of the Egyptians, in his solar aspect. Horus was the protector God of the Pharaoh, & represented the King’s divine authority. The common depiction of the American Eagle mascot is modeled on this image. spacer