Is this Queen Nefertiti? With Egyptology, one can never be sure, but archeologist Joann Fletcher made a strong case that a mummy found in a sealed crypt may be the queen. For the facial reconstruction, two British forensic experts worked blind and came up with the above rendering without knowing whose skull it was. It bears a strong resemblance to the famous bust of the queen.

10 Facial Reconstructions of Famous Historical Figures

Story of Egypt : The Civilization That Shaped the World (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Joann Fletcher)

Story of Egypt : The Civilization That Shaped the World (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Joann Fletcher)

Story of Egypt : The Civilization That Shaped the World (Reprint) (Paperback) (Joann Fletcher)

Story of Egypt : The Civilization That Shaped the World (Reprint) (Paperback) (Joann Fletcher)

Joann Fletcher

Whilst other girls of her age may have dreamt of being a ballerina, hairdresser or nurse, Scarborough's Joann Fletcher was just four years old when she realised she was destined to be an Egyptologist.

An egyptologist Joann Fletcher and KV35 Young Lady (possible mother of Tutankhamun) mummy

An egyptologist Joann Fletcher and Young Lady (mother of Tutankhamun) mummy

Joann Fletcher ventures through the temples of Egypt to uncover the   'lost queens' of ancient times

What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt's lost queens?

Is this Queen Nefertiti? With Egyptology, one can never be sure, but archeologist Joann Fletcher made a strong case that a mummy found in a sealed crypt may be the queen. For the facial reconstruction, two British forensic experts worked blind and came up with the above rendering without knowing whose skull it was. It bears a strong resemblance to the famous bust of the queen. One thing’s for sure: with that long neck, delicate bones, and full lips.

10 Facial Reconstructions of Famous Historical Figures

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