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Head of Queen Tiy (Tiye) with a Crown of Two Feathers.

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Head of Queen Tiy (Tiye) with a Crown of Two Feathers.
14th c BCE Egyptian Egyptian New Kingdom Sculpture

EGYPTIAN XVIII DYNASTY Anonymous (aka Eighteenth Dynasty Anonymous; 18th Dynasty (c.1570 BCE - 1293 BCE)
c. 1355 BCE
14th c BCE
H:22.5 cm.
Yew wood; Silver; Gold; Faience
Carved
Egyptian New Kingdom
Medinet el-Gurob. Egypt.
Berlin. Aegyptisches Museum.
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Queen Tiye was the mother of Akhenaten (aka Amenophis IV, Amenhotep IV; ruled 1353-1336 BCE). She wears a crown with sundisc, cow horns, and two feathers indicating her deification. The crown had been separated from the head but was rediscovered and reattached in the 1990s.

Caption: EGYPTIAN XVIII DYNASTY Anonymous | Head of Queen Tiy (Tiye) with a Crown of Two Feathers. | c. 1355 BCE | Egyptian | Egyptian New Kingdom | ┬ęKathleen Cohen | bera4258

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