Inside the hunt for a heretic queen - NEWS.com.au

STRANGE echoes, indentations and touched-up artwork inside Tutankhamuns famous tomb have revealed secret chambers that may belong to his notorious mother Queen Nefertiti.

She was Egypts most beautiful woman. She was married to its most ugly and controversial Pharaoh Akhenaten.

Together, they attempted to change the world with their notion of a single god.

But when God-King died, Egypts nobility set about erasing the heretical couple from history.

Nefertiti once again soared to fame a century ago when her incredibly fine featured face was pulled from Egypts desert sands. The 3300-year-old painted limestone bust was incredibly well preserved amid the ruins of the