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(Kawm al-Hitan, As Sanamat, Al Qulussat) (The Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III, Memnoneion, Amenophium).  Lat. 25 43.42’ N, Long 32 36.65’ E. Virtually all that remains are the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III that flanked the temple entrance.  IV: 23-24.

Arnold, DieterDie Tempel Ägyptens:  Götterwohnungenen, Kultstätten, Baudenkmäler.  Zürich:  Artemis and Winkler, 1992.  Pp. 157-158

Bataille, André.  Les Memnonia (= Recherches de papyrologie et d’epigraphie geccques sur la necropole de la Thees d’Egypte aux époques hellénistique et romain, 23.).  Cairo: IFAO, 1952.

Bakry, Hassan S.K.  A Fragment of a Sphinx Found in the Mortuary Temple of Amenophis III.  MDAIK 23 (1968): 68.

Bernand, André and Étienne BernandLes inscriptions grecques et latines du Colosse du Memnon (= Bde, 31).  Paris, 1960.

Bianchi, Robert S.  Memnonskolosse.  In:  Wolfgang Helck and Eberhard Otto (eds.): Lexikon der Ägyptologie.  Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 1975-1992.  IV: 23-24.

Borchardt, Ludwig.  Die Aufstellung der Memnonskolosse.  ZÄS 45 (1908/1909): 32-34.

Bowerstock, G.W.  The Miracle of Memnon.  Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists 21 (1984): 21-32.

Bowman, H., F.H. Stross, F. Asaro, R.L. Hay, R.F. Heizer and H.V. Michel.  The Northern Colossus of Memnon: New Slants.  Archaeometry 26, 2 (1984): 218-229.

Bryan, Betsy M.  The Statue Program for the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III. In: Stephen Quirke (ed.),  The Temple in Ancient Egypt: New Discoveries and Recent Rsearch.  London, BM Press, 1997.  Pp. 57-81.

Eaton-Krauss, Marianne and Biri Fay.  Beobachtungen an den Memnonskolossen.  GM 52 (1981): 25-29.

Epigraphic Survey.  Medinet Habu, 9: The Eighteenth Dynasty Temple, Part 1: The Inner Sanctuaries, with Translations of Texts, Commentary and Glossary (= OIP, 136).  Chicago, 2009.

Gardiner, Alan H.  The Egyptian Memnon.  JEA 47 (1961): 91-99. 

Haeny, Gerhard.  L'origine des traditions thébaines concernant Memnon.  BIFAO 64 (1966): 203-212.

Haeny, Gerhard (ed.).  Untersuchungen im Totentempel Amenophis III (= BABA, 11).  Wiesbaden, 1981.

Heizer, Robert F., F. Stross, T.R. Hester, A. Albee, I. Perlman, F. Asaro and H. Bowman.  The Colossi of Memnon Revisited.  Science 182 (1973): 1219-1225.

Helck, Wolfgang.  Die nördliche Stele Amenophis' III. hinter den Memnonskolossen.  ZÄS 120, 1 (1993): 36-42.

Klemm, D., et al.  Die pharaonischen Steinbrüche des Silifizierten Sandsteins in Ägypten und die Herkunft der Memnon-Kolosse.  MDAIK 40 (1984): 207-220.

Lawler, Andrew.  Unearthing Egypt's Greatest Temple.  Smithsonian 38, 1 (November, 2007): 46-54.

Letronne, J.A.  La statue vocale de Memnon, etudiee dans ses rapports avec l’Egypte et la Grèce (= MAIBL).  Paris, 1833, repr., 1981.

Osing, Jurgen.  Aspects de la culture pharaonique: Quatre lecons au Collège de France (= MAIBL, n.s., 12).  Paris, 1992. Discusses a list of Aegean place names in the temple.

Peek, Werner.  Zu den gedichten auf dem Memnonskoloss von Theben.  MDAIK 5 (1934): 95-110.

Seton-Williams, Veronica and Peter StocksBlue Guide: Egypt.  London: A & C Black, 1993.  Pp. 598-599.

Sijpesteijn, P.J.  The Oldest Inscription on the Colossus of Memnon.  Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik  82 (1990): 154.

Sourouzian, Hourig.  Monumente in Stein: Neue Entdeckungen im Tempel des Amenophis’ III. In Theben.  Antike Welt 33 (2002): 539-544.
 
Sourouzian, Hourig.  The Theban Funerary Temple of Amenhotep III.  EgyArch 29 (2006): 21-24.

Stadelmann, Rainer.  Die Herkunft der Memnon-Kolosse: Heliopolis oder Aswan?  MDAIK 40 (1984): 291-296.

Stadelmann, Rainer.  Kom el-Hettan: the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep III. EgyArch 16 (2000): 14-15.

Théodoridès, A.   Pélerinage au Colosse de Memnon.  CdE 64 (1989): 267-282.

Vandier, Jacques.  Manuel d’Archéologie Égyptienne, Tome II, 2. Les Grandes Époques: L’Architecture Religieuse et Civile.  Paris: A. et J. Picard et Cie, 1955.  Pp. 688-690.

Weeks, Kent R.  The Temple of Amenhotep III.  In:  Kent R. Weeks (ed.), The Treasures of the Valley of the Kings: Tombs and Temples of the Theban West Bank in Luxor.  Vercelli: WhiteStar and Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2001.  Pp. 62-65.

Weeks, Kent R.  The Treasures of Luxor and the Valley of the Kings.  Vercelli: WhiteStar and Cairo: American University in Cairo Press, 2005.  Available in English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Greek, and Czech.  Pp. 166-170.

Wehausen, J.V., A. Mansour, M.C. Ximenes and F. Stross.  The Colossi of Memnon and Egyptian Barges.  International Journal of Nautical Archaeology and Underwater Exploration 17, 4 (1988): 295-310.
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