A picture taken on May 27, 2013 shows an ancient Egyptian monument in a temple dedicated to Amenhotep III in Luxor, on the banks of the Nile River, after it was cleaned by authorities following an act of vandalism by a Chinese tourist who defaced the sandstone panel with crudely drawn Chinese characters. AFP PHOTO / STR
Queen Tiye, wife of Amenhotep III, 18th Dynasty, copy of a Theban fresco. Engraving from Atlas de l'Histoire de l'Art Egyptien d'apres les monuments, depuis les temps les plus recules jusq'a the domination romaine (Atlas of Egyptian Art), by Emile Prisse d'Avennes, 1878, Paris. 19th century. Paris, Musée Du Louvre
Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI
Egyptian civilization, New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII. Portrait of Pharaoh Amenophis III (1402-1364 b.C.). Fresco.