Queen Nefertiti was born in
B.C., in Thebes, Egypt.
Her full name is
Her father was Kheperkhepre Ay
and her mother was
Tey. She had a sister named
Mutbenret. Nefertiti's name
meant "The beautiful woman has
come". She was part of the 18th dynasty of Egypt.
Nefertiti got married to
Akhenaten when she was 15. Because she was queen,
she was the second most powerful person in Egypt. She only had
she was the step-mother of
Tutankhamun, whom you learn more about on this site.
One of Nefertiti's daughters was Ankhesenamun, who was married to Tut.
also had a daughter named Meketaten, who died while giving birth at age
Nefertiti was very upset after this happened, so much that she
may have even commited suicide because of it.
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