Amenhotep I


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Amenhotep I

(ä'mĕnhō`tĕp, ā'–) or

Amenophis I

(ă'mĕnō`fĭs), fl. 1570 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Amasis IAmasis I
, d. c.1545 B.C., king of ancient Egypt (c.1570–1545 B.C.), founder of the XVIII dynasty. He drove the Hyksos out of the Nile delta and pursued them into Palestine. His name also appears as Ahmose.
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. His chief exploits were military. He pushed southward into Nubia and reestablished Egypt's boundary at the Second Cataract of the NileNile,
longest river in the world, c.4,160 mi (6,695 km) long from its remotest headstream, the Luvironza River in Burundi, central Africa, to its delta on the Mediterranean Sea, NE Egypt. The Nile flows northward and drains c.
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, as previously fixed by Sesostris IIISesostris III
, d. 1840 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XII dynasty. He succeeded (1878 B.C.) his father Sesostris II. He fixed the southern boundary of Egypt above the Second Cataract of the Nile not far from Wadi Halfa and curbed the power of the Egyptian nobles.
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. He invaded Syria as far as the Euphrates. His successor, Thutmose IThutmose I
or Thothmes I
, d. 1495 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, third ruler of the XVIII dynasty; successor of Amenhotep I. He became king c.1525. In a great campaign he subjugated the valley of the Nile up to the Third Cataract (below the present Dongola).
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, was not his son.
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It is not clear how or when the relic, a cartouche of King Amenhotep I, was originally smuggled out of the country.
Designated as the year of retrieving hundreds of smuggled artefacts, Egypt is to receive a relief carved with the cartouche of King Amenhotep I from London, which was about to be sold at one of London's auction houses this year.
He added that the archaeologist was the one who also recognised that the relief was stolen from Al-Karnak Temple, as it "is carved in limestone and inscribed with the name of king Amenhotep I."
Their topics include a newly discovered statue of a queen from the reign of Amenhotep III, what the Late-Egyptian Miscellanies reveal about scribal education, religious change at Deir el-Medina, and a family of priests of the deified Amenhotep I.
He looks forward to important new discoveries in 2008, as teams of Egyptian archaeologists begin work for the first time in the Valley of the Kings, in search of several new tombs, including those of Ramesses VIII, Amenhotep I and Nefertiti, while another team looks for the tomb of Cleopatra some 50 km west of Alexandria.
Kitchen, "Egyptian New-Kingdom Topographical Lists: An Historical Reference with 'Literary' Histories"; Francois Larehe, "A Reconstruction of Senwosret I's Portico and Some Structures of Amenhotep I at Karnak"; Donald B.
FILE - The restored artifact CAIRO -- 8 January 2019: The Ministry of Antiquities received a stone-carved artifact from the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs which portrays King Amenhotep I cartouche which was displayed in the open museum at the Karnak temple.
After an introductory section on the still undiscovered burial place of Amenhotep I - but mention may be made of the excavations at Dra Abu el-Naga by the archaeologist D.
Two of them, referred to here as (A) and (B), found at Karnak, probably date to Amenhotep I (late sixteenth century B.C.E.) (see A.