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*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…

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Painting from the tomb chapel of Nebamun, who was the nobleman and a court official of Amenhotep III, 18th Dynasty - 1350 BC

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Amenhotep III ~ Miks' Pics "Acnient Egypt" board @ http://www.pinterest.com/msmgish/ancient-egypt/

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Amenhotep III / Wearing the Blue Crown Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (c. 1391-1353 BCE)

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.

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Head of Amenhotep III Wearing the Blue Crown, c. 1391-1353 BC Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III

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