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1920s Pewter Bust of Nefertiti
1920s Pewter Bust of Nefertiti, the Egyptian Queen, on an ornamented pewter base. The bust, which is solid pewter, shows a true likeness and is highly detailed. The base is inscribed and embossed with Egyptian hieroglyphics on three sides and an Eagle to the front. The name, ‘Nefertiti’, appears on a small plaque beneath the eagle.
1920s Pewter Bust of Nefertiti — approximate dimensions:
Height 8 1/4ins; Width 4ins; Depth 3ins
A bit of history
Nefertiti (ca.1370 BC – ca.1330 BC) was the Great Royal Wife (chief consort) of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they started to worship one god only. This was Aten, or the sun disc.
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