King Amenhotep II was Thutmose III’s son, in addition, he ruled Egypt at the age of 18 for at least 26 years old.
Known for his athlete physical look, the king showed his pride in being a sports addict on various occasions, in addition, he showed his skills in the bow and arrow-related sports.
Amenhotep II conducted various military campaigns for protecting Egypt, also, he added various attachments in the Karnak.
Found in 1898, the king’s mummy was discovered inside a coffin made from quartz inside a tomb named (KV 35). Further studies of the mummy revealed that he may die at the age of 45.
Regarding Thutmose IV, he was the son of King Amenhotep II of the 18th dynasty.
According to the “Dream Stele,” one day, Thutmose IV was sleeping nearby Sphinx. He received a vision about a conversation between him and Sphinx.
Sphinx asked him to remove the sands that cover the statue’s body to be a king.
His mummy was found in 1898 inside his father’s tomb, (KV 35), and the studies revealed that he died in his mid-twenties or early thirties.
Another king is Amenhotep III, Thutmose IV’s son, and he ruled Egypt for 37 or 38 years. His wife was the great royal Queen Tiye, the daughter of Yuya and Tjuyu.
The king left behind a huge number of statues such as The Colossi of Memnon before his funerary temple in Luxor.
One of his breathtaking statues is that one depicted the king and his wife Queen Tiye symbolizing immortality and power.
The statue is currently located at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir.
Discovered in 1898, the king’s mummy was found in Amenhotep II’s tomb.
Concerning the daughter of Yuya and Tjuyu, Queen Tiye was a great wife and royal queen in the times of the New Kingdom of Egypt. Her mummy was found in 1898 at (KV 35) tomb in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor.
Contributed by: Rana Atef