The Mummy and coffin of Amenhotep II

18th Dynasty


After discovery Amenhotep II was left in his pink granite sarcophagus in KV35, but once modern day tomb robbers attempted to find any 'lost' valuables on him, he was finally moved to the Cairo Museum.

Height of body : 1.673 metres

 His age at death has been estimated to be around 45, the mummy has been damaged by repeated tomb robbers over the ages. The mummy has been found to have strange 'nodules' covering the neck, shoulders, thorax and abdomen - at the present time it is not known their cause.