My ARCHAEO-Crush of August is one of the most beautiful ancient Egyptian sculptures… one that is somewhat controversial. Isn’t it always the case with Nefertiti? 362 more words
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Nefertiti and her younger sister, Mutnodjmet, have been raised in a powerful family that has provided wives to the rulers of Egypt for centuries. Ambitious, charismatic, and beautiful, Nefertiti is destined to marry Amunhotep, an unstable young pharaoh. 676 more words
Something is afoot in Egyptology-Land! Dr Nicholas Reeves an egyptologists who has a sustained interest in Tutankhamen, has announced a new Tut related theory.
This theory isn’t concerned with how he died or anything like that (shock), in this case Reeves believes that Queen Nefertiti is buried in a secret chamber in tut’s tomb. 328 more words
One of the most exciting reports of discoveries and developments this year is actually about an inscription that was found in 2012. The inscription comes from the Khirbet Qeiyafa excavation, directed by Yosef Garfinkel and Saar Ganor (pictured with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu). 152 more words
After being home from Paris for a little over a month, I’ve obviously been thinking about that marvelous city for a majority of my free time. 1,947 more words