Statuette of Queen AHMOSE-NEFERTARI

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016
Statuette of Queen AHMOSE-NEFERTARI

This is the upper part of steatite figurine of queen AHMOSE-NEFERTARI, the patroness of the Theban Necropolis. She wears the vulture headdress. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. 19th Dynasty, circa 1292 to 1187 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (with thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, March 21). Statuette of Queen AHMOSE-NEFERTARI. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/4711/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Statuette of Queen AHMOSE-NEFERTARI." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified March 21, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/4711/.

MLA Style

Amin, Osama S. M. "Statuette of Queen AHMOSE-NEFERTARI." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 21 Mar 2016. Web. 26 Feb 2020.

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