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To celebrate Vikings Live, we have replaced our Roman alphabet with the runic alphabet used by the Vikings, the Scandinavian ‘Younger Futhark’. The ‘Younger Futhark’ has only 16 letters, so we have used some of the runic letters more than once or combined two runes for one Roman letter.

For an excellent introduction to runes, we recommend Martin Findell’s book published by British Museum Press.

More information about how we have ‘runified’ this site


Amenhotep III (Biographical details)

Amenhotep III (ruler; royal/imperial; Egyptian; Male; 1390BC - 1352BC)

Also known as

Amenhotep III; Amenophis III


18th Dynasty ruler of Egypt. Titles/Epithets (recorded in inscriptions as) - Good God; Prince of Thebes; Ruler of Thebes; Strong Lion; Given Life; King of Upper and Lower Egypt.