Princess Neferure

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Portrait of Princess Neferure, c1500 BC
Egypt, Thebes, Temple of Deir el-Bahri
Limestone relief fragment

Donated by Sir James Key Caird, 1914
Museum no. 1977-534

This important fragment is the only known low-relief portrait of Princess Neferure who lived through one of the most interesting times of Egyptian history. She was the daughter of Tuthmosis II and Queen Hatshepsut, one of the most powerful female pharaohs of Egypt.

Princess Neferure
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