The tomb of Amenhotep II in the Valley of the Kings is one of the most beautiful and greatest tombs found in Luxor, as it was carved in rock and its ceiling was decorated with blue color and shining stars in it, and the walls were decorated with colorful inscriptions on a yellow ground
its ceiling was decorated with blue and shining stars in it, and the walls were decorated with colorful carvings on a yellow ground. The walls also bear a complete copy of a funeral book (Amdwat) or what is found in the afterlife, and this tomb was discovered by Victor Loret, Director General of Antiquities in 1898.
In one of the side chambers of the tomb, an archaeological cache was found containing 9 mummies of other kings who were transferred to his tomb, includin
The Tomb of Amenhotep II in The Valley of The Kings
King Amenhotep II has much archaeological evidence in Luxor that confirms the power of this king, including a block of pink granite found in the Luxor Museum in the form of Amenhotep II on a chariot, and striking with his arrows that pierce copper. And also two statues in the form of a ram in front of the edifice of Queen Hatshepsut in the Temple of Karnak are attributed to him. He also established a botanical garden in the Temple of Karnak, as did his father, and he also has a funerary temple near the Temple of the Ramesseum on the western mainland, in which an Italian mission is currently working, in addition to his tomb, which is one of the greatest tombs archaeological.
The inscriptions found of King Amenhotep II confirm that he was a gifted and great athlete, with a strong forearm and muscular, and he was adept at rowing, archery, and horse riding. Amenhotep II ruled for 25 years, and he followed in the footsteps of his father, the great King Thutmose III. To him, princes and kings of all Asian countries sent him gifts and gifts and declared their loyalty to him.
The tomb of Amenhotep II in the Valley of the Kings is one of the most beautiful and grandest tombs found in Luxor. It was carved into the rock and
g Thutmose IV, his son and grandfather Amenhotep III, Siptah, Merneptah, Rameses IV, V, VI, Seti II, and Six Nakht, in addition to the mummy of Amenhotep II, who was found inside his coffin and around his neck a wreath.