Topics include border delineation and the setting of boundary stellae during the Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Egyptian-Canaanite relations in the Second Intermediate Period as reflected by scarabs, relations between Amenhotep
II and the Kingdom of Mitanni, archaeological findings at a settlement of the Sherden dated to the reign of Rameses III, parallelism between the biblical passage II Samuel 22 and the Israel Stela of Merneptah, Egyptian influence behind the names of Immanuel in the biblical book of Isaiah, Egyptian influence on the Southern Levant and the Kingdom of Judah during the 26th Dynasty, and the role of civil servants who participated in Egyptian military campaigns.
The pharoah Amenhotep
III is famous for his commemorative scarabs that memorialised events of his reign.
The research team claims that the letter is similar to correspondence from the time of the Pharaoh Amenhotep
IV that were found in Egypt, but the type of tin it is made from proves that it is Jerusalemite in origin.
Summary: A colossal 3000-year-old red granite head of Amenhotep
III, the grandfather of Tutankhamun, has been discovered in Luxor.
His mother, who still cannot be identified by name, is the OYounger LadyO buried in the tomb of Amenhotep
II (KV 35).
Visitors will be also be able to see objects ranging from tiny gold amulets to the huge granite obelisk of Pharaoh Amenhotep
II, exquisite ancient jewellery and statues of some of the most famous rulers of Ancient Egypt.
Curator Ashley Cooke; A pharaoh's image reflected on the belt of the last great pharaoh, Rameses III, on display for the first time since before World War I Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY/ at041208begypt-2; Statuettes of twin brothers Amenhotep
and Nebires Code: at041208begypt-6; A close-up of the coffin of Padiamunnebnesuttawy (about 664-525 BC) Code: at041208begypt-4
IN reply to Mrs Rosemary Quirke's letter (Aug 11), the figures on her porcelain mug are almost definitely Akhenaten (Amenhotep
IV) and his wife Nefertiti.
He looks forward to important new discoveries in 2008, as teams of Egyptian archaeologists begin work for the first time in the Valley of the Kings, in search of several new tombs, including those of Ramesses VIII, Amenhotep
I and Nefertiti, while another team looks for the tomb of Cleopatra some 50 km west of Alexandria.
In this vivid guide containing more than 300 images, archaeologist Clayton details the reigns of nearly 200 pharaohs, including Amenhotep
, Ramses the Great, Tutankhamen, and Cleopatra.