Amenhotep III (Amenophis; Amāna-Ḥātpa, "Amun is Satisfied"; Amenhotep the Magnificent) was the 9th pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. His reign was a period of prosperity and splendour, when Egypt reached the peak of her artistic and international power. Amenhotep III was the father of two sons with his Great Royal Wife Tiye, a queen considered the progenitor of monotheism through her first son, Crown Prince Thutmose, and second son, Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten).

Amenhotep III (Amenophis; Amāna-Ḥātpa, "Amun is Satisfied"; Amenhotep the Magnificent) was the 9th pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. His reign was a period of prosperity and splendour, when Egypt reached the peak of her artistic and international power. Amenhotep III was the father of two sons with his Great Royal Wife Tiye, a queen considered the progenitor of monotheism through her first son, Crown Prince Thutmose, and second son, Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten).

Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye.............PARTAGE OF ANCIENT E - GYPT...........ON FACEBOOK...............

Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye.............PARTAGE OF ANCIENT E - GYPT...........ON FACEBOOK...............

Queen Tiye,whose husband, Amenhotep III,may have been depicted to her right in this broken statue.

Queen Tiye,whose husband, Amenhotep III,may have been depicted to her right in this broken statue.

The head of Amenhotep III wearing the blue crown-Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III    Date: c. 1391-1353 BC    Medium: granodiorite

The head of Amenhotep III wearing the blue crown-Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III Date: c. 1391-1353 BC Medium: granodiorite

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

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

Bronze vessel used a capacity measure.Inscribed with the cartouches of the birth-name and throne name of Amenhotep III. 18th Dynasty.From Egypt. •The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London•

Bronze vessel used a capacity measure.Inscribed with the cartouches of the birth-name and throne name of Amenhotep III. 18th Dynasty.From Egypt. •The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London•

One of the "Amarna Letters" negotiating a marriage between Amenhotep III and Tushratta's daughter Tadukhipa.

One of the "Amarna Letters" negotiating a marriage between Amenhotep III and Tushratta's daughter Tadukhipa.

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