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10 Facial Reconstructions of Famous Historical Figures

Is this Queen Nefertiti? With Egyptology, one can never be sure, but archeologist Joann Fletcher made a strong case that a mummy found in a sealed crypt may be the queen. For the facial reconstruction, two British forensic experts worked blind and came up with the above rendering without knowing whose skull it was. It bears a strong resemblance to the famous bust of the queen.


Bracelet belonging to Queen Kama, from Tell Moqdam (Leontopolis). Late Period (gold). Egyptian - 23rd Dynasty (828-725 BC).