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 (nĕf′ər-tē′tē) 14th century bc.
Queen of Egypt as the wife of Akhenaten. A famous sculpture of her head and shoulders was discovered in 1912.


(ˌnɛfəˈtiːtɪ) or


(Biography) 14th century bc, Egyptian queen; wife of Akhenaton


(ˌnɛf ərˈti ti)

also Nef•re•te•te

(ˌnɛf rɪ-)

fl. early 14th century b.c., Egyptian queen: wife of Akhenaton.
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