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 (nĕf′ər-tär′ē) 14th-13th century bc.
Queen of Egypt as the wife of Ramesses II, who is known for her elaborately decorated tomb in the Valley of the Queens at Luxor.
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Meanwhile, as there is no Nefertari (as played by Anne Baxter in The Ten Commandments) nor any equivalent, no contest for the beautiful princess's hand that, as much as the contest for the throne of Egypt, fuelled the rivalry between Moses and Ramses in DeMille's classic.
The twin temples were constructed during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II in the 13th century BC as a lasting monument to himself and his queen Nefertari, to commemorate victory at the Battle of Kadesh.
The second temple, of Queen Nefertari, is just as stunning with carved statues and stunning paintings.
The faE*ade has four massive statues of the pharaoh, with smaller statues of his wife, Nefertari, his mother and some of his children.
Cynthia Stafford's Queen Nefertari Productions and London/LA-based E-Motion are financing the film with Media 8.
ABOUT THE ARTWORK, K Eighteen years before Howard Carter discovered the treasure trove that was the tomb of King Tutankhamen, another band of Egyptologists, led by Italian archaeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli, uncovered the tomb of one of Ancient Egypt's most revered and famous queens: Nefertari.
As well as enjoying the love stories of rulers such as Ramesses II and Queen Nefertari, my curiosity for the macabre meant I was also naturally keen to explore the Egyptians' fascination with death.
Or the love story between Ramses II and his beloved Queen Nefertari, lying in the Valley of the Queens with love poems penned by the Pharoah inscribed on the walls of her burial chamber.
The Heretic Queen is a fictionalized historical novel about the young princess Nefertari, and her struggles in the court of Ramesses II to become his queen and Chief Wife.
Because of its wide distribution, gypsum has been used for thousands of years in many geographical areas of the world: as building material (in Knossos Palace in Crete), dimensional stone (in Muslim Architecture), raw material to produce mortars (in Cheops Pyramid and stone ships), decoration plasters and base for polychrome paintings (in Nefertari Tomb), Gypsum exploitation has grown in the last few years due to the high demand on the domestic and international market and new quarries have been opened (Bonetto et al.
He has continued to do so throughout the past 20 years since he led the non-destructive investigation of a sealed boat chamber at the base of the Great Pyramid, and the study of the causes of salt deposits on the unique wall paintings of the tomb of Queen Nefertari prior to their conservation.