Nefertiti

Nefertiti by Winfred Brunton Arguably, to those who are not very involved in the study of ancient Egypt, Queen Nefertiti is perhaps better known than her husband, the heretic king Akhenaten (Amenhotep IV). It is said that even in the ancient world, her beauty was famous, and her famous statue, found in a sculptor’s workshop,… Continue reading Nefertiti

WIFE OF AMUN

GOD’S WIFE OF AMUN                 This title, applied sporadically in the Middle Kingdom to non-royal women, became a major honor given only to the wives, mothers, and daughters of kings in the Eighteenth Dynasty, and celibate daughters of kings in the Third Intermediate Period.  Although the same title was used in all three… Continue reading WIFE OF AMUN