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Amunhotep-son-of-Hapu was a courtier, who was employed as a royal scribe and "overseer of all the work of the king" in the reign of Amunhotep III (Dynasty XVIII). Later, in the Ptolemaic period, he was deified on account of his reputation for wisdom....
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King Tut's burial chamber may hide secret second tomb
The tomb of Amunhotep III (KV 22 -- the tombs are numbered in the order of their discovery and survey, not their construction) had just such a feature. Amunhotep III was probably the grandfather of Tutankhamun, so this stratagem would have been known ...
Tutankhamun: The Life & Death of the Boy Pharaoh
Tutankhamun was an Egyptian pharaoh who was buried in a lavish tomb filled with gold artifacts in the Valley of the Kings. His tomb, given the modern-day name "KV 62," was discovered in 1922 by an archaeological team led by British Egyptologist Howard ...
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Also, both mummies were the children of Pharaoh Amunhotep III and Queen Tiye, which makes them full brother and sister. Egyptologist Dr. Zahi Hawass speculates that KV55 was the "Heretic Pharaoh" Ankhenaten and the "Younger Lady" mummy could be ...
King Tut's Parents Were Cousins, Not Siblings: Researcher
For all the popularity Tutankhamun enjoys today, key details about the ancient Egyptian pharaoh's life, such as his parentage, have remained somewhat mysterious. While Akhenaten was known to be Tut's dad, the identity of the boy king's mother has ...
Egyptian Book of the Dead on display at Brooklyn Museum
It's an early and long version, probably dating to the reign of Thutmose III or Amunhotep II (c. 1479–1400 BC). It's 25 feet long, written on both sides, and contains nearly half of the known Book of the Dead chapters.

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