National Geographic : 1923 May
Photograph by A.Gaddis and G.Seif THE SAD-FACED MUMMY OF AMENOPHIS II IS EXHIBITED IN HIS TOMB TOTHE TOURIST CROWD This great Pharaoh, successor to Thothmes III, lies in his sarcophagus in the Valley of the Kings,theatrically flooded with electric light. When he was exhumed the famous bow of the great soldier was found by his side-the one which he boasted none but hecould draw. Itbore theinscription "Smiter of the Cave-dwellers, overthrower of Kush, hacking up their cities-the Great Wall of Egypt,Protector of hissoldiers." To-day hisremains are a spectacle for the curious, and none so poor to do him reverence!