"That statue is still very beautiful," TV historian Bettany Hughes told The Independent Woodstock Literary Festival, "but not as beautiful. It showed her nose was bent, and that she had wrinkles around her eyes. It's a real portrait of a real woman."
Nefertiti, an Egyptian queen who ruled over 3,000 years ago, is thought to have died between the ages of 29 and 38; her name means "the beautiful one has come." If you're planning a trip to Germany, head to the Neues Museum in Berlin to see the bust for yourself.