Amenhotep III: Couples Statue

Updated: May 21








Date of creation/manufacture: Amenhotep III (-1391 - -1353)

Provenance: KV 22 tomb of Amenhotep III (Valley of the Kings->West Valley)

Link: https://collections.louvre.fr/en/ark:/53355/cl010014047


Inventory number Main number: N 2310 Collection Louvre Museum, Department of Egyptian Antiquities



 


DESCRIPTION

Object name/Title Name: wall painting (fragment)

Description/Features Decoration: king (head, short curly wig, uraeus, false straight

beard, usekh necklace) Condition of the work: head


 


PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Dimensions Height: 25.5cm; Width: 25cm

Materials and techniques Colour: grey-red-black-blue



 

PLACES AND DATES

Dated Amenhotep III (1391 - 1353)

Origin KV 22 Tomb of Amenhotep III (Valley of the Kings->West

Valley)


 

HISTORY Collector / Previous owner / The Host, Nestor

Commissioner / Archaeologist /

Dedicatee Acquiring details purchase

Acquisition date date of entry in the inventory: 1842

Owned by state

Held by Louvre Museum, Department of Egyptian Antiquities



 

LOCATION OF OBJECT

Current location Sully, [AE] Room 637 - The New Empire - From the

reconquest to Amenophis III, Showcase 9


 

INDEX

Category element of architecture, interior and exterior decor, door frame

Name part of object - fragment - wall painting - architectural decor -

element - architecture

Description/Features body part - character - head - king - man - jewel - fake straight

beard - fake beard - beard - necklace - short curly wig - short wig -

wig - hairstyle- usekh necklace - uraeus

Imaging portrait/character/nude

Period New Kingdom - 18th dynasty - middle 18th dynasty - Amenhotep III

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