The Alabaster Shrine of King Amenhotep II

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Amenhotep II was born to Thutmose III and a minor wife of the king: was not, however, the firstborn son of this pharaoh; his elder brother Amenemhat, the son of the great king's chief wife Satiah, was originally the intended heir to the throne since Amenemhat was designated the 'king's eldest son" and overseer of the cattle of Amun in Year 24 of Thutmose's : Thutmose III.

Studies in the Reign of Amenophis II by Peter Der Manuelian (Book); The alabaster shrine of King Amenhotep II by Charles Cornell Van Siclen (Book); Two Theban monuments from the reign of Amenhotep II by Charles Cornell Van Siclen (Book).

Title: Ancient Records of Egypt: The eighteenth dynasty Volume 2 of Ancient Records of Egypt: Historical Documents from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest, James Henry Breasted Volume 2 of Ancient Records of Egypt: Historical Documents from the Earliest Times to the Persian Conquest, Collected, Edited, and Translated with Commentary, James Henry Breasted.

The Alabaster Shrine of King Amenhotep II. San Antonio Texas, Van Siclen Books, Van Siclen III, Charles C. Amenhotep II and the Mut Temple Complex at Karnak.

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VA 3 (): Van Siclen III, Charles C. Amenhotep II at Dendera (Iunet). VA 1 (): Van Siclen III, Charles C. Amenhotep II's Bark Chapel for Amen at North Karnak. This box was made in honour of the Pharaoh Amenhotep II, who ruled ancient Egypt during the 18th Dynasty (around – BC).

He succeeded to the throne after his father Thutmose III (– BC), under whose The Alabaster Shrine of King Amenhotep II book Egypt’s empire probably reached its greatest extent, stretching from modern Syria to. James Henry Breasted (), the first American scholar to hold a professorship in Egyptology, was the author of The Battle of Kadesh, A History of Egypt, Development of Religion and Thought in Ancient Egypt, Ancient Times: A History of the Early World, and The Conquest of A.

Piccione is an Egyptologist and professor of comparative ancient history at the University of 5/5(1). Red Chapel, Sety II Shrine, Taharqo Kiosk, Thutmose III Shrine, Edifice of Amenhotep II, Chapel of Hakoris, Amenhotep I Limestone Chapel, Station of the King and Corridor Introduction The white chapel was a small limestone bark shrine built by one of the earliest known kings to add to the temple of Amun-Ra at Karnak.

The shrine has four. In its place she erected her own bark shrine, the “red chapel.” Thutmose III may have dismantled or moved the shrine, building an identical calcite chapel near the seventh pylon. The Alabaster Shrine of King Amenhotep II book king gave his new shrine the same name as the shrine of Amenhotep I.

Where the Amenhotep I chapel was placed at this time is unknown.

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Papyrus B.M.which dates to sometime after Amenhotep II's tenth year, refers to a king's son and setem-priest Amenhotep.[9] This Amenhotep might also be attested in a stele from Amenhotep II's temple at Giza,[10] however the stele's name has been defaced so.

An alabaster statue of Queen Tiye was recently discovered in Luxor, Egypt, when archaeologists were trying to lift the statue of King Amenhotep III, which was buried in sand.

Her bust is lying at the Ägyptisches Museum in Berlin, Germany. Item #Mi Egyptian Religious Texts and Representations. Bollingen series Pantheon Books, New York, First edition. Folio, xv & pages. Original brown cloth with dust-jacket, a very fine copy.

Language: English. THIS BOOK SHIPS FROM EUROPE, SHIPPING COSTS WILL BE UPDATED ACCORDINGLY BPF. Relevant subjects: Egypt: New Kingdom, Language, Texts & Writing, Religion. The project’s CT scan of this mummy provides an age at death of Most earlier forensic studies had put forth an age of or later - and identified with Semenkhkare.

DNA tests showed he was the son of Amenhotep III and queen Tiji, also father of Tutankhamun. Mummy was moved from Akhetat e n to Valley of the Kings.

A lifespan of 55 years for Amenhotep II is deduced by adding his 37 1/3-year reign to the 18 years he lived before his coronation, a number taken from the larger of the two Sphinx Stelae of Amenhotep II: "Now his majesty appeared as king as a fine youth having completed 18 years in his strength ; now after these things, his majesty.

Published on Sep 1, Listen as former curator David Whitehouse describes the glass portrait of King Amenhotep II. Ancient glass sculpture. Amenhotep II, king of ancient Egypt (reigned c. –00 bce), son of Thutmose III. Ruling at the height of Egypt’s imperial era, he strove to maintain his father’s conquests by physical and military skills.

Amenhotep II’s upbringing was carefully guided by his warrior father, with great emphasis on. Tomb of Amenhotep II, Thebes, Egypt.

The author suggests this was the second Egyptian pharaoh to have the title Amenhotep II. The first was the Pharaoh of the Exodus who died in the Reed Sea and the second, buried here, took his place and used the same name.

The Memphis and Karnak Stelae of. Reign. Amenhotep II was the son of Thutmose III and a minor wife, Hatshepsut-Meryetre. Amenhotep was certainly the junior co-regent to his father for 2 Years and 4 Months according to contemporary historical records since his accession date was "IV Akhet day 1" as noted in the Semna stela of Usersatet, the serving King's son or Viceroy of Kush under Amenhotep II, while Thutmose III is.

Three of them were of pink granite and the most internal one – of alabaster. The third sarcophagus had been removed from the tomb during the XXI st Dynasty for the burial of Psusennes I at Tanis. At the end of dynasty XX the mummy was moved to the tomb of Amenhotep II – KV35 and discovered with other royal mummies in by V ictor Loret.

Archaeology of Ancient Egypt (CLAR @ UNC) study guide by troochainz includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities.

King Amenhotep II is one of the most famous Kings of Egypt. In the 54 year of Thoutmosis III’s reign, the aging king appointed his son Amenhotep II as co-regent. They shared the monarchy for little more than two years until the death of Thoutmosis III.

Amenhotep I was the son of Ahmose I and elder brothers, the crown prince Ahmose Sapair and Ahmose-ankh, died before him, thus clearing the way for his ascension to the throne.

Amenhotep probably came to power while he was still young himself, and his mother, Ahmose-Nefertari, appears to have been regent for him for at least a short time. ‘Amenhotep II was the paragon of the athletic kings of the early Eighteenth Dynasty and boasted of physically Homeric deeds’ notes the Oriental Institute, Chicago.

He is shown here on a colorful wall relief at the Temple of Amada, Lake Nasser. (Photo: Dennis Jarvis/ CC BY-SA ) “The sarcophagus of the king was open, but was it empty. This graceful, translucent drinking cup in the form of a white lotus blossom is treasured both for its beauty and its historical interest.

The throne name (Nefer-kheperu-Re, beloved of Re) and personal name of Amenhotep IV are inscribed in the small panel on the side, between two cartouches surrounding the early titulary of the Aten (left) and a cartouche naming the principal queen, Nefertiti.

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Northern alabaster colossus of Amenhotep III fallen at the gate of the Third Pylon. - At the Third Pylon, two more royal colossi in alabaster, found lying fragmented and half buried under 3m of Nile alluvia, are in the process of reassembly.

These statues are unique by their size and material and can be considered as masterpieces of monumental. The so called Alabaster Sphinx that sits in the Mit Rahina Museum was discovered inand is a monument to an unknown pharaoh of the 18th dynasty.

Often attributed to Hatshepsut, Amenhotep II or even Amenhotep III. Referred to as the Alabaster Sphinx: the sphinx is actually made of Calcite.

This statue is one of the main attractions at Mit / TripAdvisor reviews. Amenhotep III (Ancient Egyptian: imn-ḥtp.w) "Amun is Satisfied"; Hellenized as Amenophis III), also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the Eighteenth ing to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June to BC, or from June BC to December BC/ BC, after his father Thutmose IV died.

Amenhotep III was Thutmose's son by a minor wife. Amenhotep IIA is the King whom should have died at the time of the Exodus and Amenhotep IIB was the king who served out the rest of his term as if he were that same king. There are some features that come from the reign of the king that we have identified as Amenhotep IIB, the Pharaoh after the Exodus, which fit well with his succession at that.

Amenhotep III, king of ancient Egypt (reigned –53 bce) in a period of peaceful prosperity, who devoted himself to expanding diplomatic contacts and to extensive building in Egypt and Nubia.

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Amenhotep III was the son of king Tuthmosis IV, who in fact was the son of the great pharaoh Amenhotep II. Amenhotep III got married to his amazing royal wife Tiya and got two sons from her. The first one among their two sons was called Thutmose and after his father’s death, he seized the throne and their second son was Amenhotep IV, who.

"Many museums displaying Egyptian antiquities exist throughout the world, and Cairo's Egyptian Museum, though not the oldest (built in ), houses the largest collection. Somepieces are exhibited, and anot are held in the museum storerooms." "The book informs the reader of many of the masterpieces of ancient art present in the museum, and is a valuable guide for anyone 5/5(1).Barque Chapel of Amenhotep II, was a small calcite shrine of a rectangular structure with a roof and a single entrance door, opening to the east.

It too was disassembled the "festival court" of Thutmose II for the construction of the third pylon, he dismantled the shrine and used part of it as fill.“Alabaster” Shrine of Amenhotep I, Karnak 18th Dynasty. relief from “Alabaster” Shrine of Amenhotep I, Karnak under Amenhotep II ca. BC. Luxor, Temple of Amun-Ra, Hypostyle Hall.

The revival of the King, wall of the tomb of Tutankhamun, Valley of the Kings. 18 th Dynasty.