Art, Architecture, and the City in the Reign of Amenhotep IV / Akhenaten (ca. 1353–1336 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Art, Architecture, and the City in the Reign of Amenhotep IV / Akhenaten (ca. 1353–1336 B.C.) | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Shabti of Yuya.New Kingdom. Dynasty 18.reign of Amenhotep III,ca.1390–1352 B.C.Egypt. Tomb, KV 46, contained the burials of Yuya and Tjuyu, the father and mother of Queen Tiye, who was the principal wife of Amenhotep III. This funerary figurine was made by the finest craftsmen who served the royal court. It has been inscribed with the shabti text from the Book of the Dead, which ensures that shabti will take Yuya's place if he is required to perform agricultural  labor in the afterlife.

Shabti of Yuya.New Kingdom. Dynasty 18.reign of Amenhotep III,ca.1390–1352 B.C.Egypt. Tomb, KV 46, contained the burials of Yuya and Tjuyu, the father and mother of Queen Tiye, who was the principal wife of Amenhotep III. This funerary figurine was made by the finest craftsmen who served the royal court. It has been inscribed with the shabti text from the Book of the Dead, which ensures that shabti will take Yuya's place if he is required to perform agricultural labor in the afterlife.

*THE GOLDEN MASKL OF TJUJU:   mother of Queen Tiye + grandmother of the mummy in KV55, both were discovered by: Theodore Davis.

*THE GOLDEN MASKL OF TJUJU: mother of Queen Tiye + grandmother of the mummy in KV55, both were discovered by: Theodore Davis.

" Quartzite head from the statue (11.159.26) from regnal 8-12 Akhenaten's reign. The image, which is a little stern, is suppose to be of Queen Tiye, the wife of Amenhotep III, because of facial similarities. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York."

" Quartzite head from the statue (11.159.26) from regnal 8-12 Akhenaten's reign. The image, which is a little stern, is suppose to be of Queen Tiye, the wife of Amenhotep III, because of facial similarities. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York."

Kings and Queens of Egypt | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kings and Queens of Egypt | Thematic Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Statue of Queen Tiye. Her mother, Thuya, was a commoner, but bore many titles, including Singer of Hathor and Chief of the Entertainers. Black granite , height 190cm, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III.

Queens of Egypt at Monaco's Grimaldi Forum

Statue of Queen Tiye. Her mother, Thuya, was a commoner, but bore many titles, including Singer of Hathor and Chief of the Entertainers. Black granite , height 190cm, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III.

Golden cuff bracelet decorated with cats  This bracelet is made from gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli and turquoise glass. In the middle three cats are shown. These cats are linked with the feline goddess Bastet, protector of the household.   Egyptian.    New Kingdom. 18th dynasty, reign of Thutmosis III, 1479 - 1425 B.C.   Source: The Metropolitan Museum

Golden cuff bracelet decorated with cats This bracelet is made from gold, carnelian, lapis lazuli and turquoise glass. In the middle three cats are shown. These cats are linked with the feline goddess Bastet, protector of the household. Egyptian. New Kingdom. 18th dynasty, reign of Thutmosis III, 1479 - 1425 B.C. Source: The Metropolitan Museum

Head of Queen Tiye New Kingdom Dynasty 18 reign of Amunhotep III 1386-1349 BCE alabaster Egypt | by mharrsch

Head of Queen Tiye New Kingdom Dynasty 18 reign of Amunhotep III 1386-1349 BCE alabaster Egypt | by mharrsch

Sphinx of Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, c. 1473 - 1458 BC    http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/31.3.166

Sphinx of Hatshepsut, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Hatshepsut, c. 1473 - 1458 BC http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/works-of-art/31.3.166

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