Memnon, Colossi

see Amenhotep son of Hapu, Strabo.
Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Memnon, Colossi of —    The two colossal statues of Amenhotep III that stood before his mortuary temple on the west bank of the Nile at Thebes. The statues were named by the Greeks after the legendary Ethiopian king Memnon, who fought in the Trojan War. One was… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Colossi of Memnon —    See Memnon, Colossi of. Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier …   Ancient Egypt

  • Memnon — may refer to: Saint Memnon the Wonderworker early Christian saint from Egypt, hermit and hegumen of one of Egyptian monasteries Memnon (mythology) and those erroneously named after him in the Graeco Roman era: the Colossi of Memnon, two statues… …   Wikipedia

  • Colossi of Memnon — The Colossi of Memnon The Colossi of Memnon (known to locals as el Colossat, or es Salamat) are two massive stone statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For the past 3400 years (since 1350 BC) they have stood in the Theban necropolis, across the River …   Wikipedia

  • Memnon (clipper) — This article is about a ship. For other meanings, see Memnon. Career (United States) …   Wikipedia

  • Colosos de Memnón — Los colosos de Memnón (en árabe Al Colossat o Es Salamat) son dos gigantescas estatuas de piedra que representan al faraón Amenhotep III situadas en la ribera occidental del Nilo, frente a la ciudad egipcia de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Younger Memnon — Sculpture title=The Younger Memnon (Ramesses II) artist=Anon. year=about 1270 BC type=Granite colossal figure city=London museum=British Museum The Younger Memnon statue is one of two colossal granite heads from the Ancient Egyptian mortuary… …   Wikipedia

  • Colossus, colossi —     Enormous statues of divinities or royal persons found in some of the temples: in the temple of Ramesses II at Abu Simbel (in front of the facade and as columns in the form of the god Osiris); as columns in the form of *Akhenaten in his Aten… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Amenhotep — son of Hapu, Sage, reign of Amenophis III, c.1417 1379 BC.     Amenhotep, son of Hapu, was one of the most highly revered figures of the New Kingdom. Under *Amenophis III, he held the titles of King s Scribe , Scribe of Recruits , and Overseer of …   Ancient Egypt

  • Memnonskolosse — Memnonkolosse Die Memnonkolosse (arabisch el Colossat oder auch es Salamat) sind zwei nebeneinander stehende altägyptische Kolossalstatuen aus dem 14. Jahrhundert v. Chr. Sie befinden sich im Niltal unweit des Tals der Könige (Bibân el Molûk) in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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