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Exterior of Nefertari's Small Temple

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The Temple of Great Royal Wife Nefertari


“A Temple of Great and Mighty Monuments, for the Great Royal Wife Nefertari Meryetmut,
for whose sake the very sun does shine, given life and beloved”

The Facade

The statues in between the legs of Ramses II and Nefertari are those of the Princes and Princesses. 

On the South side these are Prince Meryatum; Prince Meryre; Princess Meritamen; Princess Henuttawy; Prince Rahirwenemef; Prince Amunherkhepeshef. 

The North Side has the same figures in the reverse order.


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