Nefertiti Head Statue

Dec. 7 marks the 108th anniversary of discovering Nefertiti’s head statue

Mon, 07 Dec 2020 - 12:05 GMT

Today marks the 108th anniversary of the discovery of the head statue of the Pharaonic Queen Nefertiti, the wife of King Akhenaten, precisely on December 7, 1912 by the German archaeologist Ludwig Borchard.

Zahi Hawass: Now is the time to try and retrieve Nefertiti’s Head Statue from Germany

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 04:58 GMT

Archaeologist Ludwig Borchardt discovered Nefertiti's head statue in 1912 in Tell el-Amarna. It was later smuggled out of Egypt by means of deceit.

A glimpse on Egypt’s lost treasures

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 04:26 GMT

Egypt has suffered from the illegal smuggling of its precious artifacts throughout the ages, where thousands of artifacts were lost without a trace.

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