Known as the singing statues or "The Vocal Memnon", the Colossi of Memnon are two great seated stone statues representing King Amenhotep III
, according to prominent historian and author Bassam El Shamaa'.
The mission also announced finding a collection of knives and pottery vessels from the reign of King Amenhotep III
, father of King Akhenaten and grandfather of King Tutankhamun in 2010.
According to Khaleej Times, the discovery was made near the Pharaonic King Amenhotep III
Temple on the west bank of Upper Egypt's Luxor city.
Ancient statue of King Amenhotep III
's daughter unearthed in Egypt A statue of the daughter of King Amenhotep III
, grandfather of Tutankhamen and ruler of Egypt around 3,350 years ago, has been unearthed by a team of Egyptian and European archaeologists.
The Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) and the Egyptian Embassy in the UK, in co-operation with London Museum, have managed to stop the sale of the four artifacts, dating back to King Amenhotep III
, SCA Secretary-General Mohamed Abdel-Maqsoud said in a statement.
Washington, June 1 (ANI): A unique statue of King Amenhotep III
, who is believed to be the grandfather of King Tutankhamun, has been unearthed at his funerary temple on the west bank of the Nile near Luxor.
Luxor The upper part of a double limestone statue of King Amenhotep III
(1410-1372 BC) was unearthed at Kom El-Hittan in the west bank of Luxor.
One fine monument that suffered this fate was a columned temple at Elephantine dedicated by King Amenhotep III
to Khnum, lord of the cataract region.
The tomb might belong to one of King Tutankhamun's family members, as a collection of knives and pottery vessels from the reign of King Amenhotep III
, Tutankhamun's grandfather, were found.
The Ministry of Antiquities announced discovering 27 statues of the ancient Egyptian goddess Sekhmet on Saturday in King Amenhotep III
Temple on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor.
The sculpture fragments of King Amenhotep III
and his wife Queen Tiye were found at the pharaoh's temple in Luxor during work to lower the ground water on the west bank of the Nile, reports Discovery News.