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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

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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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).

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Amenhotep III, also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the 18th dynasty.  According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC or June 1388 BC to Dec 1351 BC/1350 BC after his father Thutmose IV died. Amenhotep III was the son of Thutmose by a minor wife Mutemwiya.

Amenhotep III, also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC or June 1388 BC to Dec 1351 BC/1350 BC after his father Thutmose IV died. Amenhotep III was the son of Thutmose by a minor wife Mutemwiya.

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QUEEN TIYE: Queen and Great Royal Wife of Pharao Amenhotep III. Mother of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten.

QUEEN TIYE: Queen and Great Royal Wife of Pharao Amenhotep III. Mother of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten.

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Nebsen, a scribe in the royal treasury, and the woman is Nebet-ta, a singer in the temple of the goddess Isis. 18th Dynasty, early in the reign of Amenhotep III

Nebsen, a scribe in the royal treasury, and the woman is Nebet-ta, a singer in the temple of the goddess Isis. 18th Dynasty, early in the reign of Amenhotep III

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Ceiling painting from the palace of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390-1353. New Kingdom, Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.215.451). #minoan #egyptian

Ceiling painting from the palace of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390-1353. New Kingdom, Egypt. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.215.451). #minoan #egyptian

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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

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Statuette of Tuy, 1391-1353 BC, Eighteenth Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III. Louvre Museum

Statuette of Tuy, 1391-1353 BC, Eighteenth Dynasty, reign of Amenhotep III. Louvre Museum

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