A scene from the tomb of Ra for Queen Merytre-Hatshepsut, and her son King Amenhotep II
-- Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia CAIRO -- 28 January 2018: Last time Egypt Today tackled the life of one of the greatest queens, the most beautiful queen on Earth in the Ancient world: Queen Nefertari.
A few factual errors found their way into the book--among these are that Hatshepsut is referred to as the widow of Amenhotep II
London sculpture dealer Daniel Katz returns to New York with a real rarity in terms of quality and condition: a granodiorite Egyptian bust of Amenhotep II
produced in the royal workshops at the end of the first half of the 18th dynasty (1427-1400 BC; Fig.
Both concerts will take place at the foot of the Sphinx next to Amenhotep II
Temple in Giza.
In early January, Italian scientists excavating under the mortuary temple of Pharaoh Amenhotep II
came across a collection of tombs hiding human bones, the remains of wooden sarcophagi, and jars used many centuries ago to store the organs of the deceased.
The vase, which belonged to Amenhotep II
, who ruled from 1498-1387BC, is in Cairo Museum.
And before you snigger at my lowly tastes-the day I went shopping celery was selling for over Rs100; and parsley couldn't even be sighted, while I got my bunch of suva/soa/suwa/shepu/sathakuppi sompa/sabasiege or simply dill, for the princely sum of Rs5 for 250g-let me tell you, the herb was found inside the pyramid of Amenhotep II
Topics include border delineation and the setting of boundary stellae during the Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Egyptian-Canaanite relations in the Second Intermediate Period as reflected by scarabs, relations between Amenhotep II
and the Kingdom of Mitanni, archaeological findings at a settlement of the Sherden dated to the reign of Rameses III, parallelism between the biblical passage II Samuel 22 and the Israel Stela of Merneptah, Egyptian influence behind the names of Immanuel in the biblical book of Isaiah, Egyptian influence on the Southern Levant and the Kingdom of Judah during the 26th Dynasty, and the role of civil servants who participated in Egyptian military campaigns.
, whose first two years were in co-regency with his father, became sole ruler only a few years before the Exodus, as accords with the impression of Exodus 2:23 and 4:19.
His mother, who still cannot be identified by name, is the OYounger LadyO buried in the tomb of Amenhotep II
Visitors will be also be able to see objects ranging from tiny gold amulets to the huge granite obelisk of Pharaoh Amenhotep II
, exquisite ancient jewellery and statues of some of the most famous rulers of Ancient Egypt.
The non-Tut trove comes from the graves of pharaohs Amenhotep II
, Thutmose IV and from the graves of Tutankhamun's great grandparents, Yuya and Tjuya, whose treasures are leaving Cairo for the first time.