Ancient Egypt: History and culture
Ancient Egyptian portraiture: from the beginning of the 18th dynasty until the reign of Akhenaten
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Ancient Egyptian portraiture

18th dynasty, from the beginning of the dynasty until the reign of Akhenaten

Satdjehuti, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Satdjehuti
Burial mask
Height: 61 cm
British Museum
Ahmose Merytamen, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Ahmose Merytamen, sister and wife of Amenhotep I
Painted limestone
Upper part of statue
Height: 111 cm
British Museum.
Amenhotep I, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Amenhotep I
Standing figure
Limestone
Height: 269 cm
British Museum.
Hatshepsut, Source: Jon Bodsworth - Click for larger picture Hatshepsut
Head fragment
Source: Jon Bodsworth
Hatshepsut, Source: artchive - Click for larger picture Hatshepsut
Seated
Painted limestone
Height: 76 cm
Source: Artchive
Hatshepsut, Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art - Click for larger picture Hatshepsut
Seated statue
Red granite
Height: 167 cm
Rogers Fund, 1929, Torso lent by Rijksmuseum van Oudheden, Leiden (L. 1998.80) (29.3.3)
Source: Metropolitan Museum of Art
Senmut, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Senmut
Block statue
Quartzite
Height: 54 cm
British Museum
Senmut and Neferure, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Senmut and Neferure
Seated figure
Height:73 cm
British Museum.
Senmut and Neferure, Click for larger picture Senmut and Neferure
Block statue
Black granite
Height:100 cm
Inebny, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Inebny, commander of bowmen under Hatshepsut
Block statue
Limestone
Height:55 cm
Source: British Museum.
Thutmose III, Source: Jon Bodsworth - Click for larger picture Thutmose III
Kneeling figure
Source: Jon Bodsworth
Sennefer, Source:  British Museum- Click for  larger picture Sennefer, overseer of seal bearers under Thutmose III
Block statue
Height: 84 cm
Found at Thebes
British Museum.
Amenhotep III, Source: Les merveilles du Louvre, Librairie Hachette - Click for larger picture Amenhotep III
Head
Granite
Height of the head: 32 cm
Source: Les merveilles du Louvre, Librairie Hachette Vol.1, 1958
Amenhotep III, Source: British Museum - Click for larger picture Amenhotep III
Fragmentary torso and head
Limestone
Height: 150 cm
Found at Thebes
British Museum
Amenhotep III, Source: V.Easy - Click for larger picture Amenhotep III
Head
Quartzite
Height: 24 cm
Source: V.Easy
Amenhotep III, Source: BM - Click for larger picture Amenhotep III
Head
Alterations to this statue were made by Ramses II, who adopted it as his own.
Granite
Height: 287 cm
British Museum
Merimose, Source: BM - Click for larger picture Merimose, viceroy of Nubia under Amenhotep III
Sarcophagus lid
Length: 196 cm
British Museum.

 


 

3rd Dynasty portraits
4th Dynasty portraits
5th Dynasty portraits
6th Dynasty portraits
12th Dynasty portraits
18th Dynasty portraits, from Akhenaten to the end of the dynasty
19th Dynasty portraits
25th and 26th dynasty portraits
Roman Period portraits

 


 

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