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The face of Nefertiti

Chief consort of Akenathen.
Hereditary Princess.
Nofretete_Neues_MuseumGreat of Praises.
Lady of Grace.
Sweet of Love.
Lady of The Two Lands.
Main King’s Wife, his beloved.
Lady of all Women.
Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt.
Queen of Amarna.

Briefly, this last one: after the death of Akenathen she moved from Amarna, by now a fallen city, back to Thebes, where she probably reigned as pharaoh.
And she had a weird taste in headgear. Continue reading