Horemheb


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Horemheb

(hō`rĕmhĕb') or

Harmhab

(härm`hăb), d. c.1303 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1342 B.C.–c.1303 B.C.), founder of the XIX dynasty. A powerful noble under IkhnatonIkhnaton
or Akhenaton
[Egyptian,=Aton is satisfied], d. c.1354 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1372–1354 B.C.), of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Amenhotep III. His name at his accession was Amenhotep IV, but he changed it to honor the god Aton.
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, he seems to have been an army commander under the successors of that ruler, most notably under TutankhamenTutankhamen
or Tutenkhamon
, fl. c.1350 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty. He was the son-in-law of Ikhnaton and succeeded to the throne after a brief reign by Ikhnaton's successor.
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. As king, Horemheb repaired the temples of Amon, abandoned or demolished buildings erected under Ikhnaton, and by untiring effort suppressed corruption in the government and restored prosperity to Egypt. He was succeeded by Ramses IRamses I
, Rameses I,
or Ramesses I
, d. c.1314 B.C., succeeded Horemheb, the true founder of the XIX dynasty. He died after only one year as king. His son and successor was Seti I.
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Explore the various shrines and temples including the Temple of Horemheb, the Chapel of Panehesy, and the Chapel of Paser.
However, the young king faces obstacles at every turn and is dismissed by those around him, including chief adviser Vizier Ay, army leader General Horemheb and doubledealing high priest Amun, as still a child.
The first institution to take over the kingship was, in fact, the military, in the persons of Horemheb at the end of the Eighteenth Dynasty and of Ramesses I, founder of the Nineteenth Dynasty.
And he isn't the only one suffering from the curse of immortality: so is the evil General Horemheb, who killed Tut's father.
Archaeologists found burial chambers and one of them had the remains of the tomb that was red, finely crafted sandstone sarcophagus, created for a scribe called Horemheb.
His short reign was followed by the even briefer reign of Ay, who was perhaps related to Queen Tiye, and then the last king of this dynasty, Horemheb, a military officer with no kinship to the Theban royal family.
The Memphite tomb of Horemheb, commander in chief of Tutankhamun V; the foreourt and the area south of the tomb with some notes on the tomb of Tia.
State administration and foreign affairs were largely left to viziers such as Ay and Horemheb, while the king tended to the expansion of his religion and social systems.
After almost three hours climbing among the rocks in the hot sun, we were unexpectedly invited to board a small boat and cross the river to see a Speos, a rock-cut temple originally carved for King Horemheb.
Amarna Sunset: Nefertiti,Tutankhamun, Ay, Horemheb, and the Egyptian Counter-Reformation is a historical study emerging from the latest research into the evidence of the pharaohs who governed Egypt in the fourteenth century B.
The high priest Ay succeeded him for four years, followed by the military leader Horemheb who ruled for 26 years until he ceded power to Ramses, founder of the 19th dynasty.
The high priest Ay succeeded Tutankhamun for four years -- also marrying his widow Ankhesenpamon -- and he was followed by the military leader Horemheb who ruled for 26 years until he ceded power to Ramses, founder of the 19th dynasty.