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Building program of Amenhotep II

Title: Building program of Amenhotep II
Category: /History/Ancient History
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Building program of Amenhotep II
Amenhotep III Building program Amenhotep III built extensively in Egypt, Nubia and the Sudan, with the quality of design and sheer size of his buildings leading Gardiner claim that Amenhotep's reign was when Egypt reached its "zenith of magnificence". His building program was inaugurated as a result of the gold pouring into the country from Nubia and array of goods from surrounding countries in the form of tribute. As claimed by Aldred, "the era of …showed first 75 words of 559 total…
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…showed last 75 words of 559 total…for Queen Tiye. Amenhotep also built a number of other impressive buildings that relay why he is renowned for his building program. He built a festival hall at Malkata to celebrate his heb-seds, the Temple of Montu at Karnak, the 'viewing place' in western Thebes, an artificial harbour and a temple to Tiye in Nubia. His buildings were greatly admired and later pharaohs, such as Seti I and Ramesses II, would try to equal them.

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