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Statue of Queen Tiye found in Luxor

An alabaster statue depicting Queen Tiye, the grandmother of King Tut, has been found in Luxor. A unique statue, possibly of Queen Tiye, the wife of King Amenhotep III and grandmother of King Tutankhamun, has been unearthed at her husband's funerary temple in Kom El-Hittan on Luxor's west bank. The exciting find

Missing pieces of Amenhotep III statue found 130 years later

Six pieces of a colossal double statue of King Amenhotep III and his wife, Queen Tiye, have been found at the king's mortuary temple on Luxor's west bank. The missing pieces were uncovered 130 years after Mariette discovered the double statue in 1889 at Medinet Habu. The fragments were found during