Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt
Discover the magnificence of royal life in Egypt from more than 3,000 years ago and unlock the secrets of the mysterious Queen Nefertari, the Great Royal Wife of King Ramesses II.
Drawing from the Museo Egizio in Turin, Italy, the exhibition will demonstrate the exceptional power and influence of Queen Nefertari and the importance of goddesses in the Egyptian pantheon.
Queen Nefertari: Eternal Egypt will provide a unique opportunity for audiences to experience the discovery of a tomb belonging to one of most famous figures of the time. Works of art and documents from the excavations will bring ancient Egypt to life for 21st century audiences.
Organized by Museo Egizio, Turin, and StArt in collaboration with The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex.
In Kansas City this exhibition is supported Paul DeBruce and Linda Woodsmall-DeBruce; Marion and Henry Bloch Family Foundation; Miller Nichols Charitable Foundation; Estelle S. and Robert A. Long Ellis Foundation; The Barton P. and Mary D. Cohen Charitable Trust; JE Dunn Construction Company; Nancy and Rick Green; Thomas and Sally Wood Foundation. As of June 12, 2019.
Statue of the goddess Mut, New Kingdom, 18th-20th Dynasties, 1539-1076 B.C.E. Limestone, 21 1/4 x 11 x 8 1/2 inches (54 x 28 x 22 cm) Museo Egizio, Turin.