Idle Expectations


Painted scenes from the tomb of Queen Nefertari, Great Royal Wife of Ramses II, and exterior of the smaller temple at Abu Simbel, dedicated to Nefertari and Hathor. Dynasty XIX.

Valley of Queens (QV66), and Abu Simbel (resp.), Egypt

"A temple of great and mighty monuments, for the Great Royal Wife Nefertari Meryetmut, for whose sake the very sun does shine, given live and beloved."
— Kitchen, Rammeside Inscriptions, Translated and Annotated. Vol. II, 1996.