Queen Nefertari



The first and most beloved Queen Nefertari for her husband king Ramses II. Nefertari is famous for her beautifully decorated tomb in the Valley of the Queens. She lived during the New Kingdom as a member of the 19 th Dynasty. Her name means the beloved companion, beloved of Mut. She married Ramses II or Ramses the Great at the age f 13th.


Although scholars couldn't find enough information about Nefertari's family, she might have carried noble blood as she had noble characteristics like reading, writing, and negotiation skills.

Reading and Writing Hieroglyphs, knowing the basics of sending letters and messages, managing successful diplomatic negotiations, Nefertari played a vital role in her husband King Ramses II's diplomatic policy.

King Ramses II showed great love and appreciation towards Queen Nefertari through a number of paintings, statues, and temples that he constructed for her. The small temple of Abu Simbel was dedicated to Queen Nefertari and to goddess Hathor. It was the first time a temple was constructed for a queen in the history of Ancient Egypt. 

The statues of Nefertari were always placed beside King Ramses II statues, as she was his main royal queen and the closest one to his heart. Queen Nefertari has many titles such as Lady of the Two lands, Great Royal Wife, and Mistress of Upper and Lower Egypt, Nefertari's tomb is considered one of the largest tombs found in the Valley of Queens.

Known as the most beautiful queen on Earth in Ancient Egypt's time, Nefertari was known for her to fit body, well-chosen fashionable dresses, beautiful clothes, and artistic accessories, and makeup, besides her beautiful physical appearance; she still captivates the minds of fashion designers around the world.

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