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Archaeologists find 3,500-year-old statue of Pharaoh’s daughter in Egypt

By Mason White 3:46 PM March 9, 2014
Princess Iset statue 

By: Hydar Tomar
A three thousand five hundred year old statue of Pharaoh’s daughter was recently discovered in Egypt.

Archaeologists have announced that they have discovered the daughter of Pharaoh Amenhotep III in the town of Luxor.

The statue of Princess Iset, measures 170 centimeters high and 52 centimeters wide. The statue is part of a 14 meter high sculpture of Amenhotep III that was found at the entrance of a temple.

The sculpture shows the ruler on his throne, with his hands on his knees. His daughter stands between his legs, with a wig and a long robe. She also holds a necklace in her right hand.

It is the first time that a sculpture has been found depicting the princess alone with her father, the others show her with both parents and her brothers.