Amenhotep III


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A·men·ho·tep III

 (ä′mən-hō′tĕp, ăm′ən-) also Am·e·no·phis III (ăm′ə-nō′fĭs) Died c. 1372 bc.
King of Egypt (1410-1372) who sponsored the building of many monuments, including temples at Karnak and Luxor.

Amenhotep III

(ˌæmɛnˈhəʊtɛp) or

Amenhotpe III

n
(Biography) Greek name Amenophis. ?1411–?1375 bc, Egyptian pharaoh who expanded Egypt's influence by peaceful diplomacy and erected many famous buildings

A•men•ho•tep III

(ˌɑ mənˈhoʊ tɛp, ˌæm ən-)
n.
king of Egypt 1411?–1375 B.C. Also called Am•e•no•phis III (ˌæm əˈnoʊ fɪs)
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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 (p.
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 (pp.
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 [1995]: 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.