Mysterious Queen of Egypt – Nefertiti


The mysterious civilization of Egypt is one of the greatest civilizations in the world. Because many ancient remains of this civilization that settled and flourished on the banks of the Nile are still surprising the world. One of those mysteries is the pyramids of Egypt. Adorned with tall skyscrapers-like buildings, luxurious palaces, and grand temples, this country was once ruled by a sovereign power-Pharaohs. Today we are telling you about the mysterious Queen of Egypt – Nefertiti.

Nefertiti was wife of Amenhotep

Pharaoh, Amenhotep IV was sitting on the throne of Egypt about 3370 years ago. Like other pharaoh rulers, Amenhotep also had unlimited rights in his country Egypt. But Amenhotep was introverted by nature, in his heart the idea of reforming the religious disorder prevailing in his country was rising strongly. At that time polytheism was in its rampant form in Egypt. Many rituals of the priests seemed useless to him. He believed that the main God is Aten (Lord Sun), taking power from him, all the other gods are in their form, so worship should also be of Aten only. But putting this idea into practice and establishing it across the country was like walking on the edge of a sword.

The ruling period of Nefertiti

Egypt’s social system was based on religion, the emperor also got universal rights because of religion, in such a situation, it was a very difficult and bold step to buy enmity from the entire priestly class and change the feelings of the common people. There was an uproar in the priestly and feudal classes. Along with keeping the new religion on the test of knowledge and logic, every possible effort was made to make it popular among the masses. Along with the call to worship the only God Sun in the new religion, the emperor adopted a new name – ‘Akhenaten’. Amenhotep was now Akhenaten.


In this unprecedented adventure, he got the biggest support from his main queen Nefertiti. In history, Nefertiti who is famous for the names ‘Ruler of the Nile River’ and ‘Daughter of the Gods’, etc. According to many historians, the unique confluence of ‘beauty and intelligence’ in the past was first seen in Nefertiti. Nefertiti is said to have acquired unprecedented power during her lifetime and ascended to the position of the pharaoh which had always been dominated by male emperors.

Sudden disappereance of Nefertiti

Although Nefertiti’s name began to be associated with controversies by the twelfth year of Akhenaten’s reign, Nefertiti’s name suddenly disappeared from the pages of Egyptian history after that. Although in the new religion, which was mainly based on the worship of the sun god, Akhenaten, and Nefertiti were shown as the incarnation of the first male and female like Manu and Shatrupa in Hinduism. The sudden disappearance from the history of Egypt and the non-receipt of his mummy-like mausoleum till today is a mystery.

She was an epitome of beauty

Nefertiti was famous throughout Egypt for her peerless beauty. He was proud of his long and graceful neck like a swan. It is said that she had made some inventions by herself to adorn her beauty, in which she used a strange plant named Galena. She often used her name along with a type of long gold garland (which extends till the whole neck) called ‘nefer’.It is still a mystery to which dynasty Nefertiti belonged, although in some places the name of her younger sister ‘Mautnemendjet’ is found. According to some Egyptologists, Nefertiti was a princess of the Mitanni dynasty whose real name was Tadukshipa. At the same time, according to some historians, Tadukshipa was the second wife of Akhenaten.

Nefertiti supported her husband

Nefertiti, who also held an important position in the old religion, supported her husband and took it upon herself to establish and expand the new religion. She worshiped alongside her husband and achieved the extraordinary position of a high priestess of the main god Aten, although this further angered the priestly class, no one stood before Akhenaten’s divine personality.

The divine trinity

In this way, in the new religion, Akhenaten and Nefertiti, together with Aten, formed a ‘divine trinity’ in which Aten, Akhenaten, and Nefertiti were spreading their divine light to the entire population. In the carvings on the walls of the temples of Amarna, Nefertiti is as tall and large as the emperor Akhenaten himself, and in one place, Nefertiti is depicted alone in front of Aten, striking the enemy army with her thunderbolt, which is Egypt.

Suffice it to tell the story of Nefertiti’s incomparably powerful personality in the dynasty. In one place, the granite mausoleum of Akhenaten himself is depicted as a goddess guarding the mausoleum on the four corners of Nefertiti. In Egypt, only the main goddesses like Isis, Nephthys, and Selket had such rights. Nefertiti, the mistress of such an influential personality.

Reason behind her disappearance

Suddenly disappears from the twelfth year of Akhenaten’s reign, with no mention! The mystery has deepened even more as Nefertiti’s mummy has not been found yet. Different people gave different arguments, early historians believed that Nefertiti died of plague but the documents found in the current excavations rejected this fact. Shortly after Nefertiti’s disappearance, the Egyptian annals record that Akhenaten suddenly appointed a co-ruler to the throne of Egypt who had the same right to rule Egypt as the emperor himself, except that Right to remove K-that co-ruler.

.Nefertiti, the indescribable beauty of Egypt, had disappeared from the history of Egypt, and in her place, another ruler had set foot on the throne of Egypt, whose very presence created an atmosphere of fear among the enemies. Even before Nefertiti, Egypt was ruled by powerful female pharaohs named Hatshepsut. Some historians believe that even after Akhenaten had left the physical world, Nefertiti ruled Egypt like a pharaoh.

Afterlife of Egypt after rule of Nefertiti

The new Pharaoh, ‘Tutankhamun’ was still young, besides he was also suffering from a serious illness. Tutankhamen was the son-in-law of Nefertiti. He was married to Ankhsenamun, the daughter of Nefertiti and Akhenaten. But perhaps Nefertiti was in a hurry to go to the other world, where someone was waiting for her. She was ready for her death and the subsequent ascension.

Historical inscriptions show that Nefertiti reigned as pharaoh on the throne of Egypt for two years after Akhenaten’s death, after which she handed over the power of Egypt to the new pharaoh Tutankhamen, although he was still young. Although the non-recovery of Nefertiti’s mummy is still a mystery, however, in the pyramids of Egypt, wherever Nefertiti’s portrait is made in the remains of giant buildings, it is made in a large and impressive form.

This shows its supremacy in contemporary Egyptian society. After her death, Nefertiti became immortal as a goddess in Egyptian history. Wherever Akhenaten is mentioned in history, the image of Nefertiti always appears in the background. The immortal saga of Akhenaten and Nefertiti is still written in the temples of Amarna.

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