Head of granite has a height of 2,5 meters. The statue, from which it came off, the same archaeological expedition discovered a few years earlier. Pharaoh sculptured standing in the crown of Upper Egypt, with folded hands, in which he holds the supreme power of signs.
From the head broke a big piece – a ceremonial beard of Pharaoh. Scientists hope to dig out soon.
Temple at Luxor, where the statues were built by Amenhotep as his own burial complex.
Amenhotep III ruled Egypt in the 1390-1352 years BC. Recent studies have confirmed that King Tut is his grandson.