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Amenemhet II

(ä'mĕnĕm`hĕt, ā'–), d. 1903 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty; son and successor of Sesostris ISesostris I
, d. 1926 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, 2d ruler of the XII dynasty; son and successor of Amenemhet I. He was coregent with his father from 1980 B.C.; from 1971 to 1926 he was sole ruler. His reign was notable for successful campaigns in Nubia.
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. He was coregent with his father (1938–1935 B.C.), then sole ruler (1935–1906 B.C.), finally coregent with his son and successor, Sesostris IISesostris II
, d. 1878 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty. He was the son of Amenemhet II, first his coregent (1900 B.C.), then his successor (1897–1878). His son Sesostris III succeeded him. d. 1840 B.C., succeeded (1878 B.C.) his father Sesostris II.
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. He reopened the mines of Sinai.
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Residents in the Giza village of Dahshur proceeded to construct a cemetery last week near the Black Pyramid, also known as the Pyramid of Amenemhat II, a tomb more than 3,500 years old.
Ingrid Blom-Boer analyzes remains of the decorative programs of four establishments of Amenemhat II in the Fayum area, suggesting a land triangle between Medinet Madi, Hawara, and Medinet el-Fayum, connected by different manifestations of Sobekshedti.
In the area to the west of the Pyramid of Amenemhat II, the German Mission has uncovered a cemetery.
Burial shafts in this cemetery are laid out in rows running parallel to the enclosure wall of the Pyramid Complex of Amenemhat II.
At the Stele Ridge quartz/carnelian mines (at the northeastern end of the region) we located a new sandstone stele of Amenemhat II, showing the king making offerings to Hathor, with several horizontal lines of hieroglyphic inscription below.
8, a slight error appears: with reference to the Annals of Amenemhat II from Memphis, two references to Amenhotep II are given.