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Bust of Nefertiti: What Media Never Tell You - Mr. Imhotep
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Bust of Nefertiti: What Media Never Tell You

By Monday February 25th, 2019Blog, News
Nefertiti face black background A disturbing topic The beautiful one has come is her name. She is so popular that her name became synonymous of Queenship. Nefertiti has alimented many fantasies. From Nazi Germany to Hollywoodian directors, a wave of Egyptomania flooded all media since the 18th century. And it is not going to end soon. That queen represents the epitome of royal beauty for most people today. And most of that hype is based on a bust supposed to represent her face and discovered by Ludwig Borchardt a German archaeologist in 1912. The bust was supposedly discovered in the workshop of a man named Thutmose who lived in the city of Amarna.  The beauty of that bust is so uncontested that it even became a symbol for all kinds of women all over the world. The western world appropriated that African historical figure and used it in many industries. The day I saw that the bust was even used by Chinese people for some of their brands, I really understood its importance. The figure of Nefertiti crossed all barriers and became international. But do people realize that it is the face of a black African woman? I don’t think so. Especially because the image of Nefertiti that most people have, does not express her blackness. The actual face as depicted on that bust and that most people appreciate so much,

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