Harvard University/Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Expedition

Fit for a queen. Intent on providing for their queen’s comfort, even after her death, the Egyptians who buried Queen Hetepheres I filled her tomb with treasures. She was laid to rest in about 2600 B.C. near the great pyramid at Giza, with a splendid bedroom suite—complete with royal chair, bed and headrest—in a golden pavilion, now replicated at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston (shown here, compare with excavation photo).