Amenhotep the Younger

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Amenhotep the Younger

 

Ancient Egyptian architect of the 15th century B.C., “chief of all works of the pharaoh.”

Amenhotep, together with the architect brothers Gori and Suti, built the temple to the god Amon-Ra in Luxor. He also built the central colonnade of the main hypostyle hall of the temple of Amon-Ra in Karnak and the temples in Soleb and Sedeing, and he reconstructed the temple of the goddess Mut in Karnak.

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