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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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She also added in her interview with "Bain El-Sotor" (Between the Lines) program aired on On Live channel that King Ay's wife cooperated with the popular commander in chief of the army Horemheb to reach the throne.
But it would not be completed until the rise to power of the final pharaoh of the 18th Dynasty, Horemheb, who would not only revitalize the traditional religion of Egypt, but cleanse the land of the monuments and temples erected by Akhenaten.
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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.
And he isn't the only one suffering from the curse of immortality: so is the evil General Horemheb, who killed Tut's father.
Revenge puts Tut, along with Henry and Tia, on a dangerous path to unlock the mysteries of the gods, but little do they know that Horemheb and the Cult of Set have nefarious plans as well.
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.
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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.
In the wake of this martial display, Dunne has Horemheb usher Sinuhe in before his gathered minions, and formally charges him with treason.
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.