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Archaeologists find statue of Tutankhamun's grandad


Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed part a 3,000-year-old statue of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, believed to be the grandfather of the young King Tutankhamun, antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Saturday.

"The statue was found near the northern entrance of Amenhotep III's and depicts the king sitting down on a throne with Amun," the chief deity, Hawass said.


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