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Queen Nefertiti's birth date is unknown, but they do know she was born in Thebes. She
was married to Akhenaten from 1353 to 1336 B.C.
Her children were Akhesenamun, Meritaten,
Neferneferuaten Tasherit, Neferneferure,
Meketaten, and Setepenre.
Her sibling is Mutbenret.
She may have ruled in the New Kingdom right after her husband's death.
She is best known for her painted sandstone bust, which was rediscovered
in 1913 and became a global icon of feminine beauty and power.
Nefertiti may have been the daughter of Ay.  Another theory says she was a princess from the Mittani Kingdom in Northern Syria.  She was her husband's Great Royal Wife (favored). 
Nefertiti's name is Neferneferuaten.  That means Beautifully are the Beauties of Aten,
a Beautiful Woman has Come.
After Nefertiti had given birth to six daughters, her husband began taking other wives including his own sister and he was the father of future King Tut.
Nefertiti's third daughter Ankhesenpaaten would eventually become her half brother Tut's queen. Nefertiti disappeared from historical record around the 12 year of Akhenaten's 17 year reign. She may have died at that point, but it is possible she became her husband's official co-regent under the name of Neferneferuaten.
Nefertiti died 1331 B.C. On December 6, 1913 a team led by German Archeologist
Ludwig Bordchardt discovered a sculpture buried upside down in the sandy rubble
on the floor of the excavated workshop of the royal sculptor Thutmose Amarna.
The painted figure featured a slender neck, a gracefully sculpted face,
and a blue cylinder shaped headpiece of a style only seen in pictures of Nefertiti.