(full entry, with footnotes, here. art notes and whatnot behind the cut.)

Art Notes

Pretty straightforward this time! Nitocris wears a leopard skin, as folk were known to do in the Old Kingdom:

Her wig and headdress are modeled off of this:

The musicians are modeled off of this:

And the banquet chairs and outfits are modeled off of this:

Shout-outs (guess success rate: 99%)

Almost a clean sweep this time!

eclipse, R Sneddon, @we-lexy-fan, Oli, krittikae, @sanepsycho240, DimRadiance, @rinrinp42, @interspecieslesbianism, Rance Fawbush, @gunhilde, @martascully, @jedda-martele , @iamnotanotter, @soulofanemptyshell, Marie, @cathrinerose, @lifelovewishes, @fellowshipofthegay, Andromeda, @deathblademeister, @akisawana, @nerdygingerandproud, @Ficsandteamakeahappyme, Helena Stumpf Morelli, @vuvalinikill, @pandoramusicbox09, @runemarks, MGBush504, ShradhaRawat, verygayblogblog, TheHistoryMaster, @pidge-is-a-girl, Teal, @cheerfullygoth, @lederpdederp, Rachel Smith, @geargoyle, @shadowwinglg, @chibirosie, Sarah S, bemusedlybespectacled, Belphegor, Emcfarland60, @kazhloar, @savefarris124, Tony, @amgehron, @merlincomeback, @muse2write, Gigi Paderes, Tiffany Welsh Stevenson, Rey, Bailey G., @brynnabeth, @preppyslytherin, Egyptologist LW, @inklingofadream, @ladyzweihander, Crusty the Snowman, Emily Curewitz, @awlwren, JulieC, Amber Glenn-Thomas, Matilde , @teboz89, Dawn Chan, Raven, The Unsexy Librarian, @nyxetoile, @nyxetoile, eightiesbabyninetieskid, @judiejodia, Leanne, @betonie, CMG, Sunnygirl, coolshades, GigabyteDragon, SadiePoz, @immortalryoka, clericalrodent, @awesomest-poetess, Erendis, @stargazingwithtea, N, MrsAwwsum, @themostamazingurl, @wymanthewalrus, Breann, Patricia A Johnson , Hope Flack, @imrix, @girl-of-angst, @captain-maatkara, Elizabeth Morgan, @aninonin, rsorgen, Mina Elisabeth M., TheJerboa, @intheotis, Knocks, @ihavenotfallenyet, Ashley C., Akio :3, kerengende, Kelly Gilfillan, Elina Sverker , Amber Shen, Ruwani Weerasinghe, francine.ting, Krystal, Togglechen, @mrsslason, @suzubelle-chan, @prettybirdy979, @metsin6, @lilygarnet​, @queerkaradanvers​, Irene P., heehee~, #makeitawkward, #Endracism, #Supporthumanrights, #Supportaboriginalrights, @yeulyang​, Caroline, @hackedbyawriter , @sweet13th​, Kethryn , Joelle G, @universehopperforlyfe​, C.B., Lauryn, J. Axel, Lily, Marina Elise, Jamie W, flower_power1979, TooTiredForThis, Brenna Trull, That Girl, @the-above-average-bear​ , Rebecca H., Garner, @himinmin​, Lyndsay, EstherF, Finnicky, Don’t Listen To That Guy You Write Awesomely and On Time :D [aw, thanks! although I don’t know about on time…], Jgund, FireflyLights, PevensiePlas, leandro.barros.mauricio, @howdoyousport​, @kosth30ry​, naomijameston, LadyRah, @princessamina​, Roderique Bluemoon Roberts, Rue, Maverick, @slightlyirritable​, Morgan, Verelan, @chunsabee​, @gambitsobsession​, Happy Fett, kira, Kittykabooom , Diomedes

Next Time on Rejected Princesses (posting on October 6, 2016!)

Two bitter rivals for the title of worst woman in Sydney, these gang leaders’ deeds were far from Devine.

(submit guesses here, and if you’re right, I’ll list you under ‘shout-outs’ on the next entry!)