(1068) Nofretete

Reference work entry

1926 RK. Discovered 1926 Sept. 13 by E. Delporte at Uccle.

Named for the Egyptian queen and wife of Amenhotep IV {see also planet  (4847)}. (H 101)

Named by G. Stracke.

Nofretete is honored twice because the name Nefertiti {see planet  (3199)} is only a different spelling.

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