Queen Nefertiti

Queen Nefertiti

Queen Nefertiti

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Who is Queen Nefertiti?

Queen Nefertiti one of the most beautiful and powerful queens in Egypt, her name means a “beautiful woman has come“, she was one of the queens in the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt.

When did Queen Nefertiti Get the Throne of Egypt?

Queen Nefertiti was the wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaten before he took the thrones of Egypt after his father’s death when she was only 15 years old, she ruled side by side with her husband, some believe she was from foreign country possibly Syria, other say she was the daughter of a high official Ay.

What did Queen Nefertiti do with Her Husband?

Queen Nefertiti stand beside her husband when he change the worship of Amun to the new only one god Aton and she changed her name to Neferneferuaten which means the “beautiful of Aton” and she moved with him to his new capital Akhetaton in El-Amarna, she was a great woman, who ruled Egypt with her husband, and is shown set on the throne, wearing the crown. She had six daughters from Akhenaten most famous was Ankhesenpaaten who married to her half-brother Tutankhamen.

The End of Her Life

After death, her daughter Meketaten, Queen Nefertiti disappeared from power and her daughter Merritt Aton has got the throne of Egypt and after the twelfth year of Akhenaten’s rule, Queen Nefertiti disappeared and there was no mention of her.

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