Nefertiti Art Hack

The artists Nora Al-Badristealthily and Jan Nikolai Nelles 3D scanned the Nefertiti bust in Berlin. They call the project The Other Nefertiti.

Nefertiti was originally stolen from Egypt and they want it back. The Germans who have it in their possession don’t think the Egyptians have the ability to care for it and are blowing them off.

Here is the model for printing and nixing. The artists have made this digital echo of one of humanity’s treasures open source.  It’s a modest balancing of the work becoming an icon of Berlin and not of Egypt and Thutmose, the artist who made it 3,361 years ago.

Art endures.

This is a micrometer accurate print:


If you’re wondering what’s the deal is with that ha?  it covers her X-Files head, just like her husband’s, Akhenaten. Were they aliens here to breed with and elevate humanity? Possibly.

nefertiti was an alien