Amenhotep III wrapped. Facts about his mummy

Amenhotep III, King of Egypt BC) son and successor of Thutmose IV. The supposed divine nature of his birth is represented in a series of reliefs inside Luxor Temple.

"Amenhotep III was the father of two sons with his Great Royal Wife Tiye, a queen who could be considered as the progenitor of monotheism[7][dead link] through her first son, Crown Prince Thutmose, who predeceased his father, and her second son, Amenhotep IV, later known as Akhenaten, who ultimately succeeded Amenhotep III to the throne."

Amenhotep III was the ninth Faroah of the dynasty. He ruled over an era which was the most artistic in Kmt history, and at the height of its international power. Amenhotep III ruled for 39 years and was known as the 'Magnificent'.

Queen Tiye. Royal wife of Amenhotep III and the mother of Pharaoh Akhenaton. (18th Dynasty)

Tiye

Queen Tiye was the daughter of Yuya and Tjuyu (also spelled Thuyu). She became the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III. Her mummy was identified as The Elder Lady found in the Tomb of Amenhotep II

Egyptian sculpture, 15-13th BC bust of Amenhotep (1440-1360 BC), Son of Hapu, scribe and sage of the time of Amenhotep III (1411-1375 BCE). Black granite figure from Karnak, Egypt. New Kingdom (18th dynasty). Height: 130 cm See also 08-01-03/8 He was high official of the reign of Amenhotep III of Egypt, who was greatly honored by the king within his lifetime and was deified more than 1,000 years later during the Ptolemaic era.

Egyptian sculpture, BC bust of Amenhotep BC), Son of Hapu, scribe and sage of the time of Amenhotep III BCE). Black granite figure from Karnak, Egypt. New Kingdom dynasty).

Ceiling painting from the palace of Amenhotep III. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III,  ca. 1390-1353 B.C.

Ceiling painting from the palace of Amenhotep III. New Kingdom, Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III, ca. featuring heads of Apis the Bull God in the pattern.

Egyptologists have discovered a statue of Queen Ti, wife of one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs and grandmother to the boy-king Tutankhamun, at an ancient temple in Luxor, an Egyptian antiquities official said. The roughly 3,400-year-old statue was well-preserved. Ti's husband, Amenhotep III, presided over an era which saw a renaissance in Egyptian art. A number of cartouches, or royal name signs, of Amenhotep III were found on the statue.

Black granite statue of Queen Tiye, mother of Akhenaton. This statue features a standing Queen Tiye wearing a wig and a cobra-decorated crow.

Amenhotep III ruled Egypt for almost 40 years during the 18th Dynasty. His reign was a period of unprecedented prosperity and artistic splendour, when Egypt reached the peak of her artistic and international power. When he died (in the 39th year of his reign), his son initially ruled as Amenhotep IV, but later changed his own royal name to Akhenaten.

Head of Amenhotep III Wearing the Blue Crown Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty reign of Amenhotep III Date: c. BC Medium: granodiorite The Cleveland Museum of Art

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