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Amasis I (əmā`sĭs), d. c.1545 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1570–1545 B.C.), founder of the XVIII dynasty. He drove the HyksosHyksos
[Egyptian,=rulers of foreign lands], invaders of ancient Egypt, now substantiated as the XV–XVIII dynasties. They were a northwestern Semitic (Canaanite or Amorite) people who entered Egypt sometime between 1720 and 1710 B.C.
..... Click the link for more information. out of the Nile delta and pursued them into Palestine. His name also appears as Ahmose.
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CAIRO, March 25 (MENA) - The joint training by Egyptian-British military forces (Ahmose I
) wrapped up on Monday at Alexandria's Mohamed Naguib military base.
In 1650 BCE, the Hyksos conquered Egypt and ruled it from the fifteenth family to the seventeenth family until Ahmose I
succeeded in liberating the country, paving the way for some of the most powerful kings: Tuthmosis, Akhenaten, Ramses, and his descendants.
Hawass added that the hole turned out to be an opening to insert embalming fluid and that a similar hole was also found in the mummy of Ahmose I
. Zahi Hawass supervises the removal of King Tutankhamen's mummy from his stone sarcophagus in his tomb in the Valley of the Kings Nov.