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Women of Power and Influence in Ancient Egypt


Women of Power and Influence in Ancient EgyptWomen of Power and Influence in Ancient Egypt By Brian Alm

Brian Alm writes about the remarkable royal women of ancient Egypt who, out of duty or ambition, stepped beyond the ancient world’s traditional roles and shaped Egypt’s history.

Names include:-

Merneith/Meretneith

Ankhenesmeryra and Neithiqerti

Hetepheres I

Sobekneferu

Khentkawes I

Ahmose-Nefertari

Tetisheri

Ahhotep

Hatshepsut

Tiye

Mutemwia

Nefertiti-Neferneferuaten

Tawoseret

Cleopatra VII

Article in Nile Magazine

Newsletter 47 The Nefertiti Hack


The Other Nefertiti

Newsletter 47 The Nefertiti HackNewsletter 47 The Nefertiti Hack – Two German artists, Nora Al-Badri and Jan Nikolai Nelles, secretly made a 3D scan of Nefertiti‘s head at the in the Neues Museum in Berlin. It’s the most precise scan ever made public of the original bust of Nefertiti. They used a Microsoft Kinect to capture the 3D data without being noticed – see video below.
 
The artists then released a high resolution download to make it freely available to the world.
 

 

 
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