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Search for Nefertiti The True Story of an Amazing Discovery

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ISBN-10: 0060585560

ISBN-13: 9780060585563

Edition: 2004

Authors: Joann Fletcher

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Her power was rivaled only by her beauty. Her face has become one of the most recognizable images in the world. She was an independent woman and thinker centuries before her time. But who was Egypt's Queen Nefertiti? After years of intense research, Dr. Joann Fletcher has answered the questions countless researchers before her could not. While studying Egyptian royal wigs, she read a brief mention of an unidentified and mummified body, discovered long ago and believed to belong to an Egyptian of little importance. This body happened to have a wig, which Dr. Fletcher knew was a clear sign of power. After examining the hairpiece and the woman to which it belonged, to the astonishment of her…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/21/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 464
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Joann Fletcher is director of the NILE educational organization, as well as a frequent university lecturer. She divides her time between Egypt and England.

Foreword
Map of Egypt and the Near East
Map of Egypt and Nubia
Map of Thebes
The First Glimpse
The Origins of the Search
The Creation of the Amarna Story
Hair, Wigs and Ancient History
A Career With the Dead
Tomb KV .35 and its Mummies
The Rise of the Female Pharaohs
The Dazzling Golden Age
Life in the Royal City
The Setting Sun--the End of the Amarna Period
The First Visit into the Side Chamber
The Scientific Expedition and Its Aftermath
Bibliography
Source References
Picture Acknowledgements
Index