Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Queen Nefertiti bust | 3400-year-old

Nefertiti, la Dea dell'Egitto

The Nefertiti Bust - 3300 yr. old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. It is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC

Afar (Ethiopia). Some say the Afar are descendants of the Egyptian pharaohs. They share some similarities in the way people wear their hair and shawls draped loosely over their shoulders, a few words of their language, and use symbols reminiscent of hieroglyphics to mark their camels.

The Afar (Afar: Qafár), also known as the Danakil, are an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia and in northern Djibouti, although some also inhabit the southern point of Eritrea.

Queen Tiye mummy in her coffin. Tiye (c. 1398 BC – 1338 BC) was the daughter of Yuya and Tjuyu. She became the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III. She was the mother of Akhenaten and grandmother of Tutankhamun. Her mummy was identified as "The Elder Lady" found in the tomb of Amenhotep II (KV35) in 1900.

Eerily lifelike mummy of Queen Tyie , King Akhenaten’s mother, Valley of the Kings, Egypt. 1898 c

From the Treasures of Tutankhamun. A vase from the Egyptian pharaoh's tomb.

The Golden Age of Egypt in Culture, Architecture, Archeology and Art during the Dynasties XVIII-XX. From the Treasures of Tutankhamun. A vase from Egyptian pharaoh tomb.

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs | Ancient Origins

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs | Ancient Origins

Queen Ankhesenamun was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. Born as Ankhesenpaaten, she was the third of six known daughters of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun. The change in her name reflects the changes in Ancient Egyptian religion during her lifetime after her father's death.

Queen Ankhesenamun was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. She was the third of six known daughters of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun.

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest recorded solar eclipse helps date the Egyptian pharaohs

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs | Ancient Origins

Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs | Ancient Origins

Ancient statue of Ramesses II.  Ramesses the Great reigned from 1276-1210 BC, with a precision of plus or minus one year, the most accurate dates available. Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs

Ancient statue of Ramesses II. Ramesses the Great reigned from 1276-1210 BC, with a precision of plus or minus one year, the most accurate dates available. Oldest Recorded Solar Eclipse Helps Date the Egyptian Pharaohs

The iconic bust of Nefertiti is part of the Egyptian Museum of Berlin collection, currently on display in the Neues Museum - The Nefertiti Bust is a painted stucco-coated limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten.The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 B.C. by the sculptor Thutmose, because it was found in his workshop in Amarna, Egypt

Sometimes, it can be very difficult to distinguish historical fact from historical fiction. In some cases, the lack of solid evidence makes a definitive co

Egyptian bust of Queen Nefertiti - (Neues Museum, Berlin) - The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, and one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Owing to the work, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world, and an icon of feminine beauty. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nefertiti_Bust

Egyptian bust of Queen Nefertiti - (Neues Museum, Berlin) - The Nefertiti Bust is a painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten.

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