Nefertiti: Most Powerful Queen In Ancient Egypt

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Who Was Nefertiti? Nefertiti could quite possibly be the most powerful queen in ancient Egypt. Nefertiti’s childhood is still a mystery. Most egyptolosts and archiogloists haven’t found actual facts to back up their statements on Nefrertiti’s childhood. Nefertiti was married to the pharoah Akenaten at about fifteen. Nefertiti was given a lot of power

Queen Nefertiti has somewhat of a vague childhood. “What is so striking about Nefertiti’s life and work is that, even though her likeness – derived from Thutmose’s bust of her – is one of the best-known and most frequently reproduced in the world, and while she lived at a time when Egypt was the most cultured and most powerful nation on earth, remarkably little is known about her.” There is little written about the exact date and location of her birth, but she was born around 1390 B.C. Also, it is unclear about who her parents were specifically. Nefertiti’s parents are possibly Ay and Tey the Egyptian pharaoh and the wife of the pharaoh. Nefertiti also had one sister originally thought to be named Mutnedjmet, but later discoveries proved her name to be Mutbenret. Nefertiti possibly lived in Akhmim, located in Upper Egypt on the east banks of the Nile River.
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Akhenaten was the son of Amenhotep III, who was the ninth pharaoh of the eighteenth dynasty. Akhenaten and Nefertiti ruled together from 1353 to 1336 B.C., which makes their reign seventeen years. They had six daughters together, one of which, Ankhesenamun will marry

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