Berlin lauds Nefertiti

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To mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Nefertiti bust at Akhetaton, the exhibit “Amarna 2012 — 100 Years of Nefertiti” will be held in Berlin’s Neues Museum (Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany; phone 030 266 42 42 42), Dec. 7, 2012-April 13, 2013.

Four hundred objects from the Akhetaton dig will be shown, presenting a picture of life in Egypt during the “Amarna period” (1343 to around 1334 BC). They include ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, architectural elements, and pigments and tools used by artisans. Most of the items have not been exhibited before.

Open 10-6 Sun.-Wed. and 10-8 Thurs.-Sat. Museum admission €10, but it may cost extra for this exhibit.

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To mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the Nefertiti bust at Akhetaton, the exhibit “Amarna 2012 — 100 Years of Nefertiti” will be held in Berlin’s Neues Museum (Bodestrasse 1-3, 10178 Berlin, Germany; phone 030 266 42 42 42), Dec. 7, 2012-April 13, 2013.

Four hundred objects from the Akhetaton dig will be shown, presenting a picture of life in Egypt during the “Amarna period” (1343 to around 1334 BC). They include ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, architectural elements, and pigments and tools used by artisans. Most of the items have not been exhibited before.

Open 10-6 Sun.-Wed. and 10-8 Thurs.-Sat. Museum admission €10, but it may cost extra for this exhibit.