New Online Feature on the Nefertiti Bust

Blog entry from 02/09/2021

Source: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Nefertiti Bust, Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1351–1334 BC, donated by James Simon
Nefertiti Bust, Egypt, Tell el-Amarna, New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, ca. 1351–1334 BC, donated by James Simon
Copyright: Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung / Sandra Steiß

Arranged into six chapters, a new online feature at www.smb.museum/nefertiti recounts the history of the Nefertiti Bust on display in the Neues Museum: from the time of its production through to its unearthing in 1912 and its reception in the 20th and 21st centuries. Additionally, the Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung is offering the catalogue to the 2012–13 exhibition In the Light of Amarna: 100 Years of the Nefertiti Discovery and a 3D scan of the bust made for the Gipsformerei in 2008 as...

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