Amenhotep III was the ninth Faroah of the dynasty. He ruled over an era which was the most artistic in Kmt history, and at the height of its international power. Amenhotep III ruled for 39 years and was known as the 'Magnificent'.
Queen Tiye was the daughter of Yuya and Tjuyu (also spelled Thuyu). She became the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III. Her mummy was identified as The Elder Lady found in the Tomb of Amenhotep II
Head of Amenhotep III (green steatite), reign 1391-1353 BC.
'FLUTIST in Kheruef's tomb at Luxor.' This relief detail in the tomb of Kheruef shows a flutist who performs on the occasion of the First Jubilee (heb sed) festival of Amenhotep III, whose cartouche can be seen at the top of the picture.