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.

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.

Joann Fletcher’s revisionist analysis explores ‘the civilization that shaped the world.’

Joann Fletcher’s revisionist analysis explores ‘the civilization that shaped the world.’

Joann Fletcher ventures through the temples of Egypt to uncover the   'lost queens' of ancient times

Joann Fletcher ventures through the temples of Egypt to uncover the 'lost queens' of ancient times

Dr Joann Fletcher asks what everyday life was like in ancient Egypt for ordinary people.

Dr Joann Fletcher asks what everyday life was like in ancient Egypt for ordinary people.

A fragment of a statue of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut. By ruling in her own right, Hatshepsut has often been cast as exceptional, yet at least seven women wielded supreme power in ancient Egypt © Bridgeman

A fragment of a statue of the female pharaoh Hatshepsut. By ruling in her own right, Hatshepsut has often been cast as exceptional, yet at least seven women wielded supreme power in ancient Egypt © Bridgeman

Ascension Earth ~ Fresh content posted throughout the day!  : The Real Life of a Citizen of Ancient Egypt

Ascension Earth ~ Fresh content posted throughout the day! : The Real Life of a Citizen of Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian Practice of Mummification May Have Spread to England. The embalmed body of a child who died around 300 AD has been found near Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. Egyptologist Joann Fletcher says that the remains indicate that the practice of mummification spread from ancient Egypt to England.  Archaeologists found a gypsum cast which covered the embalmed, linen-wrapped body of a child, a practice which Fletcher says would have been used by the ancient Egyptians to adapt…

Ancient Egyptian Practice of Mummification May Have Spread to England. The embalmed body of a child who died around 300 AD has been found near Barnsley in South Yorkshire, England. Egyptologist Joann Fletcher says that the remains indicate that the practice of mummification spread from ancient Egypt to England. Archaeologists found a gypsum cast which covered the embalmed, linen-wrapped body of a child, a practice which Fletcher says would have been used by the ancient Egyptians to adapt…

Statue of Akhenaten.

Statue of Akhenaten.

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