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Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said on Saturday that Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed part of a 3,000 year-old statue of the pharaoh Amenhotep III, which is thought to be the grandfather of the young King Tutankhamun.
In life, King Tut's grandmother was a powerful woman in ancient Egypt, but after death a monument to her met an undignified end.
Egyptologists have discovered a statue of Queen Ti, wife of one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs and grandmother to the boy-king Tutankhamun, at an ancient temple in Luxor, an Egyptian antiquities official said on Tuesday.
- A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).