The breath of life

$844.85

Out of stock

Description

The tomb of Nefertari, from which this wall fragment comes, is the largest architectural and decorative enterprise ever dedicated to a Pharaoh’s wife. Nefertari was the chief Queen and favorite wife of Ramses II. The name Nefertari means “the most beautiful of them. Ramses II devoted the minor temple of Abu Simbel to the Goddess Hathor and dedicated it to Nefertari. There, identified with the Goddess, Nefertari intensely participated in the divine cult. Nefertari gave Ramses II his firstborn son as well as three other sons and two daughters. Nefertari died in her forties. Here, Nefertari receives the breath of life from Isis, the Mother Goddess.

Additional information

Weight2.5 kg
Museum

Tomb of Nefertari, Valley of the Queens. Luxor, Egypt

Material

Specification

11" (28 cm) Wall hanging, Stone finish polychrome (color detailed)

Culture

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “The breath of life”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *