The results of DNA and CAT scans on King Tut's mummy will be compared to those made of King Amenhotep III
, who may have been Tutankamun's grandfather.
320); and the identity of the Theban royal mummy labeled as Amenhotep III
The Middle and New Kingdom artifacts include a panel of red granite from the base of a statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III
, and carved marble and limestone busts.
Scholars had long debated whether Akhenaten, who tried to revolutionise ancient Egyptian religion, had shared power with his ailing father Amenhotep III
Others believe that Akhenaton's father, King Amenhotep III
is a more likely candidate for Tutankhamen's father.
According to Cline, ten of the eleven fragments had Egyptian hieroglyphs or framing lines on both sides, giving the nomen and prenomen of Amenhotep III
23 In Luxor two ancient red quartzite monolithic statues depicting Egyptian Pharaoh Amenhotep III
are unveiled for the first time in public.
According to Egypt's archaeology chief Zahi Hawass, those statues were of King Amenhotep III
, who also ruled about 3,500 years ago.
Such is the case for the relations of the Aegean with Egypt at the time of Amenhotep III
47, which belongs to an important official from the reign of King Amenhotep III
London, March 2 (ANI): An international team, with help from the British Museum has restored a colossal statue of Amenhotep III
, grandfather of Tutankhamun and ruler of Egypt for more than 36 years, by raising it and giving back its head.
Polz, who makes an impressive case for having discovered that ruler's tomb there (see his preliminary report in Egyptian Archaeology: The Bulletin of The Egypt Exploration Society 7 : 6-8) - the tombs are presented under the following groups: the early Tuthmosids, the tombs of Tuthmosis IV and Amenhotep III
, the Amarna interlude, Tutankhamun and his successors, Horemheb to Sety I, Ramses II and his sons (which includes the recent rediscovery of KV 5, the tombs with the royal children), the late Nineteenth and the early Twentieth Dynasties, and the later Ramessids.