Queen Nefertiti Whitewashed?
The bone structure of the sculpture, which Gates touted as “extremely accurate,” was based on 3-D imaging of the mummy of Nefertiti, who lived about 3,500 years ago. But the artist’s decision to make the African queen so light-skinned? Not so scientific. In fact, many people in the Twittersphere had another word for it — whitewashing.