Archaeology: Nefertiti Found?

New evidence suggests that a battered and long-forgotten mummy may be Egypt's mysterious lost queen

Given the spectacular manner in which Queen Nefertiti lived, you would think she would have equally spectacular accommodations in death. She and her Pharaoh husband lived on the breezy east bank of the Nile in a palace stuffed with throne rooms, pools and spacious courtyards. She was both queen and goddess, serving as a high priest at religious ceremonies and standing by her husband at the Window of Appearances. Yet the culture whose pyramids, mummies and dazzling burial chambers set the ancient standards for funerary grandeur appears to have forgotten Nefertiti. The glamorous young queen died more than 3,300 years ago,...

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