, 2022-09-25 09:51:33,
Could Queen Nefertiti’s true beauty about to be revealed? Archaeologists claim to have discovered the Egyptian ruler’s mummy as it awaits DNA test
- DNA test may also reveal the mummified remains of Tutankhamun’s wife
- The mummy is though to lie in the valley of kings alongside Queen Nefertiti
- Nefertiti ruled Egypt between 1370 to 1330 BC alongside Pharaoh Akhenaten
- She was in power during the wealthiest period of ancient Egypt, scholars say
Two mummies lying in the Valley of Kings could be the remains of Nefertiti and Ankhesenamun, the wife of Tutankhamun, with DNA tests expected to confirm whether or not the remains are the Ancient Egyptian queens.
Over 3,000 years ago, Pharaoh Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti decided to abandon worship of the Egyptian gods in favour of what the Pharaoh called the one true God — rejecting a millennia of tradition.
His son, Tutankhamun — the last of his royal family to rule — turned against his father and restored the pantheon of Egyptian gods.
But after they were both dead, the high priests destroyed monotheist monuments created by Akhenaten and struck both of their names from their record, banishing the two Pharaohs from the history books.
The revenge of the high priests obscured a rich history that was only…
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