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PronouncedPron.nef-ər-TEE-tee English
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Meaning & History

From Egyptian Nfrt-jytj meaning "the beautiful one has come". Nefertiti was a powerful Egyptian queen of the New Kingdom, the principal wife of Akhenaton, the pharaoh that briefly imposed a monotheistic religion centered around the sun god Aton.

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beautiful, beauty, history, queens, womens history
Entry updated October 20, 2016   Contribute