Visit Tomb of Queen Nefertari

The Tomb of Queen Nefertari

QV 66 The name 'Nefertari' (Meri-Mut) means 'The Most Beautiful of All', 'The Beloved of Mut'. Queen Nefertari married Ramses II before he ascended the throne and thus occupied a peculiar position in his life in general and in his court in particula .....Mas

The Antechamber of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari

In the antechamber, we can observe the scenes of the solar disk rising between two red mountains in the eastern sky, accompanied by two falcons wearing the headdresses of Isis and Nephthys. Nekhbet (the Upper Egyptian vulture goddess), and Wadjet (t .....Mas

The Vestibule of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari

In the Vestibule of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari, the most interesting scenes are: 1-Scenes of goddess Serqet standing on the left with a scorpion on her head and goddess Neith on the right, wearing her symbol, a shield and arrows. 2- Scenes showin .....Mas

The Side Chamber of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari

In the side chamber of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari, there are plenty scenes worth seeing: there are scenes of figures of goddess Ma'at (goddess of justice and order), a scene depicting Nefertari standing before a table of offerings; scenes of chapter .....Mas

Inner Ramp and Staircase of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari

In the inner ramp and staircase of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari, one can see serpents wearing the crowns of either Upper or Lower Egypt on each side of the gate and other gods welcoming Queen Nefertari into the Netherworld, in front of tables of offer .....Mas

The Burial Chamber of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari

The Burial Chamber of the Tomb of Queen Nefertari is decorated with scenes of different chapters of the Book of the Dead in which Queen Nefertari had to face three genii and other different threats in order to cross the gates to the Iaru (the Paradis .....Mas