Amenhotep III wrapped. Facts about his mummy

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

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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'.

Vase with Amenhotep III and his great wife, Tiye's cartouches.

A makeup jar that belonged to Queen Tiye, Great Royal Wife of Amenhotep III and mother to Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten)

Momie d'Amenhotep III

Mummy of King Amenophis III (Amenhotep III) Nebmaatre from Cache of hidden mummies in the tomb of Amenophis II (Amenhotep II) in Biban el-Molouk,Thebes. CESRAS - RIEC Russian Egyptology: research in mummification and pathology of Ancient Egyptian Mummies

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

Head of Amenhotep III Wearing the Round Wig, Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1391-1353 BC

Head of Amenhotep III Wearing the Round Wig, c. BC Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty reign of Amenhotep III, BC - brown quartzite - Source: Cleveland Museum of Art

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.

Shabti of Yuya  Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Amenhotep III Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Yuya and Tjuyu (KV 46), Davis/Quibell & Weigall 1905 Medium: Cedar, gold, paint

Cedar gilded and painted wood Shabti of Yuya. New Kingdom, Dynasty reign of Amenhotep III, ca. Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Yuya and Tjuyu (KV

Even without the inscription, the facial features of this faience sphinx would identify it as Amenhotep III.  The graceful body of the lion transforms quite naturally into human forearms and hands. In this form, the sphinx combines the protective power of the lion with the royal function of offering to the gods

Sphinx of Amenhotep III, possibly from a Model of a Temple Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Amenhotep III Date: ca. Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Karnak possibly

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

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).

Statue d'Amenhotep III usurpée par Mérenptah.

Colossal Seated Statue of Amenhotep III, Reinscribed by Merneptah, New Kingdom, reign of Amenhotep III, ca BC detail.

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