The plain of Nile the Fivansky necropolis the Plain of Queens the Tomb of the queen of Nefertari (No. 66)

The plain of Nile the Fivansky necropolis the Plain of Queens the Tomb of the queen of Nefertari (No. 66)

Queen Nefertari was Ramses’s II main spouse and by the end of its board was practically made even to the spouse on the status. To its influence testify emergence of its image near a figure of the tsar on пилоне the Luxor temple, existence снутри Ramesseuma of a chapel devoted by Nefertari and the queen-mother of Tuye, and, eventually, the temple in Abu-Simbele where the queen is identified with the goddess Hatkhor. After Ramses Nefertari’s death, probably, was removed in a palace in Fayum’s districts or too was lost, as in coming her name was not mentioned any more.
Nefertari’s tomb, the most eminent in the Plain of Queens, has been found in 1904 by the Italian archeologist Ernesto Schiaparelli. Because of fragility of lists and the harm caused by drying of plaster and formation of crystals of salt under a bright layer, the tomb stood closed some 10-ov years while scientists found the suitable decision. Eventually in 1986 restoration has begun. 5 years and 6 million dollars were required to clear away frescos and to strengthen plaster coats and paints on walls, without changing and without adding anything new. To avoid growth of humidity of air which conducts to crystallisation of salts, number of guests have reduced to 150 people in day. This rule has stopped to be observed soon, and for few years the condition of frescos is perceptible was aggravated. Therefore now in a tomb start up only VIP-guests and small excursion groups заочень the highest payment.