Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
from Mail Online

Why legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed

Why 3,300-year-old sculpture of legendary Egyptian beauty Queen Nefertiti was the first woman to be airbrushed.

384
43
3

The most mysterious sarcophagus in the Museum of Cairo, it is believed to be the coffin of the long-searched for Akenaten. It has a commoner's wig, but has been fitted with a beard and uraeus (strong indication of a royal). Found in January 1907 in tomb 55 by Theodore Davis and Edward R. Ayrton, the names on the sarcophagus have been erased. Click to read more...

76
10