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The statue which was discovered is a 13-foot (4 meter) statue of Thoth, the ancient god of wisdom and the top part of a statue, is of Pharaoh Amenhotep III standing next to another god.
Both were found buried in the pharaoh"s mortuary temple on the west bank of the Nile in the city of Luxor.
Few days back, On February 28, archaeologists had discovered a massive red granite head of Amenhotep III at the same temple.
The head, which is about the height of a person, is one of the best preserved sculpture of Amenhotep III"s face found till date.
The other information discovered were, Amenhotep III, ruled from 1387-1348 B.C. at the height of Egypt"s New Kingdom and presided over a vast empire stretching from Nubia in the south to Syria in the north.
The temple was destroyed, possibly by floods, and bits and pieces of those days still remain on the walls.
Apart from the two statues, archaeologists have been able to unearth a wealth of artifacts and statuary in the buried ruins