How Did Thutmose Nefertiti?

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Thutmose Nefertiti would be exhibited at the COS Art Gallery. Nefertiti would be placed in the center of the Gallery, with a spotlight above the sculpture to embellish Nefertiti stunning beauty and physical features. The gallery lighting would be diminished and the light would be focused only on Nefertiti and additional art works or recreational activities. Creating an atmosphere of superiority and prestige, since royalty and people of upper-class statuses live in the temples or palaces. The New Kingdom Egypt took place c.1550 BCE. - 332 BCE. through dynasties XVIII- XXXI. During the 18th Dynasty sculptor Thutmose created the world-famous Nefertiti bust, which name means ‘ the beautiful one has come’. At the age fifteen Nefertiti married Amenhotep…show more content…
The bust was left unfinished in Thutmose’s studio and it may have been used as a model for full length paintings and sculptures of Nefertiti. With the stucco Thutmose smooth the irregularities of Nefertiti's features. Marilyn Stokstad and Michael W. Cothren in their book Art History Fifth Edition stated, “ The proportions of Nefertiti’s refined, regular features, long neck, and heavy-lidded eyes appear almost too ideal to be human, but are eerily consistent with standards of beauty in our own culture” (Stokstad and Cothren 72). This is proof than even in modern days Nefertiti beauty keeps mesmerising the world. The use of dramatic colors such as red, blue, green, and gold on the queen necklace and headdress has captivated the…show more content…
According to article “Personal Hygiene and Cosmetics” stated, “Egyptians used cosmetics regardless of sex and social status for both aesthetic and therapeutic reasons” (1). Appearance was important to egyptians and would let cosmetic products and skin care products as an offer to the dead because they believe their souls would still want to take care of themselves. Egyptians made their make-up with carbon, lead sulphide (galena) or manganese oxide (pyrolusite) to create white and black colors. Malachite and other copper based minerals to create the green color, ground red ochre mixed with water to create the red color, which was applied to the lips and cheeks, and henna was used as a nail polish creating either a yellow or orange color. Oil was the based in most of their cosmetic products for example their finest oil was extracted from a fruit called Balanites Aegyptiaca, moringa nuts and almonds mixed with organic and inorganic substances to create pigments. Kohl is the eye makeup preference in eastern countries and is applied to upper and lower eyelids with a line extending at the end of the eye, eyebrows were painted black and lips were in dark tones of
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