Wall Decorations from the Tomb of Amenhotep II

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 20 March 2018
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These two fragments were part of wall decoration of the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep II. They depict deities (with long curled beard) wearing the crown of Lower Egypt (left) and Upper Egypt (right). New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty, reigned of Amenhotep II, circa 11390-1352 BCE. From tomb number 22 in the Valley of the Kings, modern-day Egypt. (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, March 20). Wall Decorations from the Tomb of Amenhotep II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/8321/wall-decorations-from-the-tomb-of-amenhotep-ii/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Wall Decorations from the Tomb of Amenhotep II." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 20 Mar 2018. Web. 22 Oct 2021.