Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead.  Her name means "Mistress of the House" in the Egyptian language. She has also been called the "Friend of the Dead". Nephthys is the shadow of her sister Isis and rules over the darkness and the secrets of death.  She is the protector of souls and the queen of the Underworld.

Nephthys is the Egyptian Goddess of the Dead. Her name means "Mistress of the House" in the Egyptian language. She has also been called the "Friend of the Dead". Nephthys is the shadow of her sister Isis and rules over the darkness and the secrets of death. She is the protector of souls and the queen of the Underworld.

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I personally would cast Lupita Nyong'o as Hatshepsut rather than Nefertiti, but Aliciane's vision of Akhenaten's Queen is lovely all the same.

I personally would cast Lupita Nyong'o as Hatshepsut rather than Nefertiti, but Aliciane's vision of Akhenaten's Queen is lovely all the same.

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Ancient Egyptian. Egyptians developed their own unique style. Sheep wool wigs were worn to parties and women dressed in linen ankle-length dresses with straps that tied at the neck. Rich women wore heavily bejeweled collars called wesekh. Women also tinted their lips and cheeks with red ochre and lined their eyes and brows with black kohl using a fine reed.

Ancient Egyptian. Egyptians developed their own unique style. Sheep wool wigs were worn to parties and women dressed in linen ankle-length dresses with straps that tied at the neck. Rich women wore heavily bejeweled collars called wesekh. Women also tinted their lips and cheeks with red ochre and lined their eyes and brows with black kohl using a fine reed.

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Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra  Artist:	Henry Clive  Date:	1946  Medium:	Oil on illustration board

Pin-up Girls of History-Cleopatra Artist: Henry Clive Date: 1946 Medium: Oil on illustration board

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Beautiful goddess and inspiration   Eye of Horus - http://www.eyeofhoruscosmetics.com/  Nefertiti
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Just a gorgeous shot from an Egyptian flavored Tumblr. Go check out the link by clicking thru her blog is awesome!

Just a gorgeous shot from an Egyptian flavored Tumblr. Go check out the link by clicking thru her blog is awesome!

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