Standing Statue of King Thutmose III

Standing Statue of King Thutmose III

This gray schist statue depicts King Thutmose III, who regained his throne after 20 years of struggle with his aunt and stepmother, Queen Hatshepsut. The queen usurped his right to the throne of Egypt after …

Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III

Ritual Statuette of Thutmose III

Beautifully poised, this small bronze king offers wine or milk to a god. The fluid, athletic modeling of his body and details of his costume indicate a date in mid–Dynasty 18. In fact, the statuette …

Sphinx of King Thutmose III

Sphinx of King Thutmose III

Granodiorite statue of the pharaoh Thutmose III depicted as a sphinx. In Egyptian art, the sphinx statue dates back to 4th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom, more than a thousand years before the time of …

Statue of King Thutmose III

Statue of King Thutmose III

This statue was found in the Karnak Cachette in 1904. Thutmose III who reigned ca. 1479-1425 BC was the 6th king of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. During the first 22 years of his reign, …

Shrine of the Goddess Hathor

This shrine and the cow’s statue were retrieved from under heaps of debris south of the Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el-Bahari. The shrine is from the reign of Thutmose III. Its roof is …

Interior of the Tomb of King Thutmose III

Interior of the Tomb of King Thutmose III

Simple in form, muted in color, the art in the Tomb of Thutmose III (KV34) depicts the defeat of the serpent of chaos, Apep, a key episode of the Book of the Dead. The stone …