Picture: Nefertari at the Lesser Temple of Abu Simbel as Hathor.

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Nefertari at the Lesser Temple of Abu Simbel. Ancient Egypt History


Nefertari, wife of Ramesses II, illustrates the increasingly complex role of the queen consort as she appears on the fecade of the Lesser Temple of Abu Simbel bearing the regalia of the goddess Hathor. Nefertari is perhaps the best example of a queen whose name and image are today well known, but whose life remains a tantalizing blank.

Picture: Nefertari at the Lesser Temple of Abu Simbel as Hathor.

Ancient Egypt Pictures


Nefertari at the Lesser Temple of Abu Simbel. Ancient Egypt History


Nefertari, wife of Ramesses II, illustrates the increasingly complex role of the queen consort as she appears on the fecade of the Lesser Temple of Abu Simbel bearing the regalia of the goddess Hathor. Nefertari is perhaps the best example of a queen whose name and image are today well known, but whose life remains a tantalizing blank.

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