Amenemhet IV


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Amenemhet IV

(ä'mĕnĕm`hĕt, ā'–), d. 1792 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty; the son and successor of Amenemhet IIIAmenemhet III
, d. 1801 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty. He was the son and successor of Sesostris III, with whom he had been coregent. He extended the irrigation system. Thousands of acres in the Faiyûm were reclaimed. Amenemhet IV, his son, succeeded him.
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. Under Amenemhet IV, the power of the dynasty declined, and his successor, a woman, Sebenekfrure, was last of her family.