Detail of the seated statue of King Amenhotep III

Detail of the seated statue of King Amenhotep III

Amenhotep III ruled Egypt for thirty-eight years (c. 1391-1353) during what is largely considered the Golden Age of the 18th dynasty. The wealth and success of his reign are reflected in art – over 1,000 …

Pendant of King Amenhotep III

Pendant of King Amenhotep III

In this pendant King Amenhotep III is portrayed in a squatting position, wearing the Blue Khepresh Crown and carrying the crook and the flail. He wears a real gold necklace with glass beads. The statuette …

Marriage Scarab of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye

Marriage Scarab of Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye

In the first eleven years of his reign, Amenhotep III issued more than two hundred large scarabs (beetle-shaped amulets) inscribed with descriptions of important events, such as a wild-cattle hunt or the building of an …

Clepsydra of Karnak

Clepsydra of Karnak

The oldest water clock of which there is physical evidence dates to ca. 1391-1353 BC, during the reign of Amenhotep III where it was used in the Temple of Amen-Re at Karnak. This alabaster water …

Head of King Amenhotep III

Head of King Amenhotep III

King Amenhotep III is portrayed with the features of a young boy; he has a round full face, almond-shaped eyes, curved eyebrows, a small nose and a fleshy mouth. These features determine that the head …