Nefertiti - Brooklyn Museum Accession Number: 71.89 (Yvonne Buskens, contrib.)

Nefertiti - Medium: Limestone, painted Possible Place Made: El Amarna, Egypt Dates: ca.

Fragment of limestone sunk-relief carving showing the head of Queen Nefertiti offering a papyrus-frond to the Aten. The Queen wears the short wig and uraeus. A trace of red pigment is visible.

Fragment of limestone sunk-relief carving showing the head of Queen Nefertiti offering a papyrus-frond to the Aten. The Queen wears the short wig and uraeus. A trace of red pigment is visible.

Amenhotep III, also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the 18th dynasty.  According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC or June 1388 BC to Dec 1351 BC/1350 BC after his father Thutmose IV died. Amenhotep III was the son of Thutmose by a minor wife Mutemwiya.

Amenhotep III was the ninth Faroah of the dynasty. He ruled over an era which was the most artistic in Kmt history, and at the height of its international power. Amenhotep III ruled for 39 years and was known as the 'Magnificent'.

Koning Sethos I en Hathor, godin van de liefde ~ Negentiende dynastie ~ Beschilderde kalksteen

Pharaoh Sety I and the goddess Hathor Dynasty: BC) painted relief Florence, Museo Archeològico.

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