Amytis has been very unhappy because King Nebuchadnezzar brought her from Media. She is a Median princess, and the king married her to help keep peace between the two lands. But Amytis is so miserable. If she insists on returning to Media, her father would not be pleased. Look, here come the King and the Queen.
It is 580 B.C. They are in Babylon which is now currently in Iraq. The ruler, Nebuchadnezzar II, is currently the most powerful king in the region. To strengthen his power, he married Amytis.