National Geographic : 1941 Oct
Metropolitan Museum of Art Nefret-ity, of Graceful Beauty, Had a Mind of Her Own When priestly pressure caused Akh-en-Aten to be false to his name, his pretty wife, here pictured, forsook her husband and remained true to "the living Aten," symbolized by the sun. The life-size limestone bust from which this cast was made was found at Tell el- Amarneh (El (Amarna). Metropolitan Museum ofArt Egyptians Accepted, but Seldom Rode, the Horse About a century after theHyksos introduced the animal into Egypt, this painted wooden statue-now inthe Metropolitan Museum ofArt-was made. Pharaohs are pictured riding inchariots but this groom goes astride his mount to the royal stable (page 484).