A Princess of Egypt.
In 1351 BCE, princess Meritaten was approximately ten years old. The king’s eldest daughter, Meritaten was the foremost child of the royal family, front and centre of art and propaganda. Whether it was statuary, shrines, stelae, or palaces, Meritaten enjoyed the privileges of being a princess of ancient Egypt.
What was Meritaten’s life like, and what do we know about her? In this episode, we explore some evidence relating to this girl…
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