Amenhotep II


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Amenhotep II

(ä'mĕnhō`tĕp, ā'–) or

Amenophis II

(ă'mĕnō`fĭs), d. c.1420 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty; son and successor of Thutmose IIIThutmose III
or Thothmes III
, d. 1436 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty; the successor of Thutmose II. After the death of Thutmose II, his wife Hatshepsut became regent for Thutmose III and relegated him to an inferior position for 22 years while she
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. Amenhotep II succeeded (1448 B.C.) as coregent and later ruled alone for 26 years. There are records of his prowess in hunting and horsemanship. He put down a revolt in Syria and maintained his father's conquests. His tomb is at Thebes; he also built extensively at Karnak. He was succeeded by his son Thutmose IVThutmose IV
or Thothmes IV
, reigned c.1406–1398 B.C., king of ancient Egypt, of the XVIII dynasty, son and successor of Amenhotep II. He invaded Asia and Nubia, and formed alliances with independent kings neighboring his Syrian tributaries.
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Esse tipo de caca sobre rodas com arco e flecha parece ter agradado os reis, que descrevem e representam essas acoes em diversos templos, tal como e descrito na estela de Thutmes III em Armant (Touny & Wenig 1969: 35-36) e na estela da esfinge de Amenhotep II (Lichteim 1976: 41-42).
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Thutmose III: 1504-1450 [HC] or 1479-1425 [LC] Amenhotep II: 1452-1426 [HC] or 1427-1401 [LC]
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