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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.
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Therefore, it is preferable to date the Sinaitic inscriptions based on context as Alan Gardiner did and assign all but the most stylized examples (e.g., Sinai 375c) to the reigns of Amenemhat III and Amenemhat IV (1831-1777 B.C.E.).
(10) If we include the reign of Amenemhat IV as well, then this total increases to nine translators.
(42) Byblos has yielded a gold pectoral of Amenemhat III along with several vases and caskets inscribed with the names of Amenemhat III and Amenemhat IV, while Qatna has produced a sphinx in the likeness of Amenemhat II's daughter.
The gold plaque shows Pharaoh Amenemhat IV offering a perfume vase to Atum, the creator god, with the hope of pleasing him.