Thursday, July 26, 2012

Berlin Nefertiti Exhibit

Marking the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Nefertiti bust at Akhetaton, an exhibit titled "Amarna 2012 - 100 Years of Nefertiti" will be held in Berlin's Neues Museum from December 7, 2012 until April 13, 2013.

On display will be approximately 400 object from the Akhetaton dig, presenting a picture of life in Egypt during the Amarna period (1343 to 1334 BC). The artifacts include ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, pigments and tools. This will be the first time on exhibit for most of the items.

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