Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Nefertiti patron's story told

"A wealthy patron who funded the excavation of the priceless Nefertiti bust was airbrushed from history.  Now, a hundred years after the find, his story is finally being told".

The Independent reports on the story of James Simon, a wealthy Berlin business man and patron of the arts, who funded the excavation which led to the finding of the bust of Nerfetiti.


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