-----------------By Natasha----------------


Nefertiti, whose name means "the beautiful one has come," was the queen of Egypt and wife of Pharaoh Akhenaten during the 14th century B.C. She and her husband established the cult of Aten, the sun god, and promoted Egyptian artwork that was radically different from its predecessors.

when she ruled

She ruled along side Akhenahten during the eighteenth dynasty (1550-1292 BC)

which part of Egypt she ruled

As nefertiti shared the throne with Akhenaten she only ruled the capitals of egypt for a brief amount of time.

legacy and acheivements

Nefertiti was known and still known for her eligance and beauty which matches her name meaning the" beautiful one has arrived". She was manly famous being the wife of the great Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husban introduced a new religion that celebrated the power of the sun-disk Aten.

How old did she live to?

This is unknown as she mysteriously disappeared

why is she famous today?

she is famous for her beauty and elegance and that there is a famous bust that was found in a sculptor's workshop.

where was she buried?

They have not found nefertiti yet so her the location of her tomb is unclear , but there is a theory on where the location might be which is in the valley of the kings saying she was too much of an outcast to have enjoyed such an honour of having her own tomb.

interesting facts

  • Nefertiti created her own makeup using plant juices.
  • Two of Nefertiti's daughters later became queens of Egypt.
  • Nefertiti was the ruler of the eighteenth dynasty.
  • Nefertiti was married at the age of fifteen.
  • There is many theories to how Nefertiti disappeared

She couldn't bear a son therefore she was dismissed from the throne and Akenaten found a new wife
She later disguised herself as a male so she could rule as a Pharaoh
She married a foreign prince to try to save the throne

  • No one really knows what exactly happened to the queen.

  • No one really knows what exactly happened to the queen.