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Nefertari
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"Beautiful Companion"
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh(s) Thutmose III
Titles King's Daughter
Father Thutmose III
Mother Probably either Sitiah
or Nebetu
Burial Unknown
For other pages by this name, see Nefertari.

Nefertari (ancient Egyptian: nfr-ỉtrỉ, "Beautiful Companion") was an ancient Egyptian Princess of the Eighteenth Dynasty during the New Kingdom.

Family[]

Nefertari was a daughter of Pharaoh Thutmose III.[1] The identity of her mother remains unknown, but was probably either her father's principal wife Sitiah or a minor wife Nebetu. Pharaoh Amenhotep II was her (half-)brother.

Attestation[]

Princess Nefertari is depicted on a pillar in the KV34 tomb of her father behind his first and second queens, Sitiah and Meritre-Hatshepsut, as well as his minor wife, Nebetu.

Burial[]

The whereabouts of Nefertari's burial and mummy remain unknown.

References[]

  1. Dodson & Hilton 2004, p. 140.

Bibliography[]

  • Dodson, A./Hilton, D., 2004: The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt. Thames & Hudson, London.
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