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(Thou Queen of beauty)

My Queen, my beauty
beauty among the beautiful
of all goddesses
in air, on land and in the sea
you my Queen are my soul… 55 more words


That's Cuckoo

Bwahahaha!!!! The Bradford Exchange strikes again, introducing the “only Cuckoo Clock inspired by the Wonders of Ancient Egypt.” The description is quite lengthy, highlighting various details (“regal golden Canopic jar-inspired pendulums”) and listing terms of sale (“Limit: one per order” – no worries there), but my favorite is “Queen Nefertiti’s sculpted bust emerges on the stroke of each hour.” Oh my.


Vintage 1970s Egyptian NEFERTITI 18KT Gold Bib Necklace

Nefertiti, whose name means “the beautiful one has come,” was the queen of Egypt and wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten during the 14th century B.C. She and her husband established the cult of Aten, the sun god, and promoted Egyptian artwork that was radically different from its predecessors. 74 more words

But her eye fell out.

“An entire room is set aside for Nefertiti. She is joined only by James Simon who funded the excavations in Amarna and acquired ownership of the bust when the finds were divided and bequeathed it to the National Museums in Berlin,” says the Ägytisches Museum’s web site. 324 more words


Blackpaint 472 Lard, Lilith and Daybreak in Paris

Nefertiti again

Reading my Phaidon “30,000 Years of Art”, I find that the astounding head in the Berlin Neues Museum was done as a sort of template for Nefertiti heads – it wasn’t even intended as a masterpiece, but as a pattern!   880 more words

Painting, Traditional, Modern And Abstract, Conceptual Art

The Heart of the Self

Be at peace in your hearts and be in peace most of all in your individual personalities because they are still being sculptured, thus they don’t always feel at peace. 401 more words