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WHA_164JN

Monument of king Thutmoses III. 18th Dynasty, about 1450BC from Thebes, Temple of Karnak. The sides of this monument are decorated with six figures carved in high relief. The two headless figures represent King Thutmose III: the others are the god Montu-Ra and goddess Hathor. The Egyptians believed the king was divine, so he is shown the same size as the gods.

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Monument of king Thutmoses III. 18th Dynasty, about 1450BC from Thebes, Temple of Karnak. The sides of this monument are decorated with six figures carved in high relief. The two headless figures represent King Thutmose III: the others are the god Montu-Ra and goddess Hathor. The Egyptians  believed the king was divine, so he is shown the same size as the gods.