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 …

Relief of Queen Tiye

Relief of Queen Tiye

Relief of Queen Tiye, the Great Royal Wife of Amenhotep III, wearing the vulture headdress and uraeus. The fragment was part of a stele. From the mortuary temple of Amenhotep III at Western Thebes, Egypt. …

Head of Queen Tiye

Portrait of Queen Tiye

Tiye was the spouse of King Amenhotep III and mother of Akhenaten. This small portrait was probably produced in the last years of rule of her husband because the queen is shown at an advanced …

Head of Queen Tiye with Large Wig

This head probably belongs to Queen Tiye, wife of King Amenhotep III and mother of Akhenaten, based on her distinguished features. The queen wears a large wig on top of which is the remains of …

Head of Queen Tiye

This small head, full of wonderful details, portrays Queen Tiye, one of the most powerful women in ancient Egypt. She was the wife of Amenhotep III and mother of Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten). The queen’s facial …