Thutmose IV


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Thutmose IV

(thŭt`mōz, tŭt`–) or

Thothmes IV

(thŏth`mēz, tōt`mĕs), reigned c.1406–1398 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty, son and successor of Amenhotep IIAmenhotep II
or Amenophis II
, d. c.1420 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Thutmose III. Amenhotep II succeeded (1448 B.C.) as coregent and later ruled alone for 26 years.
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. He invaded Asia and Nubia, and formed alliances with independent kings neighboring his Syrian tributaries. He married a princess of MitanniMitanni
, ancient kingdom established in the 2d millennium B.C. in NW Mesopotamia. It was founded by Aryans but was later made up predominantly of Hurrians. Washshukanni was its capital.
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, who was mother of his son and successor, Amenhotep IIIAmenhotep III
or Amenophis III
, d. c.1372 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty. He succeeded his father, Thutmose IV, c.1411 B.C. His reign marks the culmination and the start of the decline of the XVIII dynasty.
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Amenhotep III, the son of Thutmose IV, was born around 1388 BC.
However, it is believed that it dates back to the era between Amenhotep II and Thutmose IV of the 18th Dynasty.
Betsy Morrell Bryan, The Reign of Thutmose IV (Baltimore, 1991).
Carter had previously uncovered other royal tombs, including those of pharaoh Thutmose IV and Queen Hatshepsut.
Banqueting, provisioning, and adoration of gods also appear in TT354, painted in a rather different style, perhaps dating to the reigns of Thutmose IV and Amenhotep III.