*AMENHOTEP III: (Hellenized asAmenophis III;EgyptianAmana-Hatpa;meaningAmun is satisfied)also known asAmenhotep the Magnificent was the9th pharaoh of the 18th dynasty.According to different authors,he ruled Egypt from June1386-1349 B.S.or June1388BC to December1351BC/1350BC after his fatherThutmoseIV died.Amenhotep III was the son ofThutmose by a minor wife Mutemwiya.His reign was a period of unprecedented prosperity+artistic splendour,when Egypt reached the peak of her artistic…
Toy dog made from elephant ivory. The lever underneath the dog can be used to open and close the dog’s mouth. When the mouth is open, teeth and a red tongue can be seen. | 3 cm high, 18 cm long | Egyptian, New Kingdom, 18th dynasty, Amenhotep III, 1390 - 1353 BC. | Source: Metropolitan Museum
Queen Tiye was the grandmother of King Tut. Her son was Akhenaten, Tut’s father, husband of Nefertiti. Tiye reigned during the New Kingdom in the 18th dynasty—a period that is considered one of the most prolific eras of building and culture in Ancient Egypt (Kemet).
'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.
The Colossi of Memnon (known to locals as el-Colossat, or es-Salamat) are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis, across the River Nile from the city of Luxor.