Amenhotep III (Amenophis; Amāna-Ḥātpa, "Amun is Satisfied"; Amenhotep the Magnificent) was the 9th pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. His reign was a period of prosperity and splendour, when Egypt reached the peak of her artistic and international power. Amenhotep III was the father of two sons with his Great Royal Wife Tiye, a queen considered the progenitor of monotheism through her first son, Crown Prince Thutmose, and second son, Amenhotep IV (Akhenaten).
Amenhotep III, also known as Amenhotep the Magnificent, was the ninth pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. According to different authors, he ruled Egypt from June 1386 to 1349 BC or June 1388 BC to Dec 1351 BC/1350 BC after his father Thutmose IV died. Amenhotep III was the son of Thutmose by a minor wife Mutemwiya.
Shabti of Yuya Period: New Kingdom Dynasty: Dynasty 18 Reign: reign of Amenhotep III Date: ca. 1390–1352 B.C. Geography: Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Yuya and Tjuyu (KV 46), Davis/Quibell & Weigall 1905 Medium: Cedar, gold, paint