The Bust of Nefertiti is probably the most popular object in the museum, but make sure to spend lots of time – there are many surprises in this museum. And if you can't get there in person, virtually explore the museum with Smarthistory as your guide.
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Tiye was a powerful figure, but her royal life was complicated, as demonstrated through this changing statue.
Found in an artist’s studio, this stunning bust exemplifies a change in style, and may have been an early prototype.
Upon becoming pharaoh, Akhenaten revolutionized the religion and artistic style of Egypt—at least until his death.