1. Tutmose, Nefertiti, was created during the 3. Ancient Egyptian art historical period around 1353-1336 BCE. 4. It is made of Painted limestone. 5. It was originally located in Akhetaten but is now located in Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Agyptisches Museum. It is believed Tutmose created this as a finished model to follow a carving or paintings for his royal patron.
The crowned head of Nefertiti, wife of Akhenaton. The sculpture was made by the famous sculptor Thutmose and was found in his workshop. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: Amarna period c.1373-1357 BC. Place of Origin: Tell el Amarna. Material Size: Painted limestone. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Egyptian Museum, Berlin .
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Egyptian bust of Queen Nefertiti - (Neues Museum, Berlin) - The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, and one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Owing to the work, Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women of the ancient world, and an icon of feminine beauty. The work is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nefertiti_Bust
The Nefertiti Bust. Most statues we see today are white because the paint has been worn away over the years. This bust is one of the best preserved ever found, showing what statues actually looked like in ancient times.
The Nefertiti Bust is a 3300-year-old painted stucco-coated limestone head of Nefertiti, Great Royal Wife of Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. It is believed to have been made in 1345 BCE by the sculptor Thutmose, because it was discovered in his workshop in Amarna, Egypt.
Queen Nefertiti - bust. Nefertiti Bust Painting The Nefertiti Bust is a 3,300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten, and one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt. Wikipedia