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Nefertari (1292-1225 BCE) was the Great Wife of Rameses II (Rameses the Great). She carried the title of God’s Wife of Amun, which conferred on her great independent wealth and power. She was deeply loved by her husband, the most powerful evidence of which is her tomb, arguably the most spectacular in the Valley of the Queens. Rameses referred to his beloved wife as “the one for whom the sun shines.”