Making HistoryThe Nefertiti Bust: The Birth of an Icon

18 min

Available until 03/08/2024

01/05/2021

In 1912 a German archaeologist discovered the bust of Nefertiti, wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten, when he uncovered the workshop of an ancient artist at Amarna. The discovery of this beautiful sculpture caused a sensation at the time and chimed with contemporary ideals of feminine beauty

Director

Jean-Dominique Ferrucci

Country

France

Year

2020

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