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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In the same context, Bassam al-Shamma, an Egyptologist, remarked that the Sphinx's discovery was expected as several sphinx statues were found across Luxor such as the sphinx statues for King Aymanhotb III and Thutmose IV. Al-Kabbash Road project, which will be finished by the end of 2018, was resumed in 2017 with a budget of LE 230 million ($12.7 million) in cooperation with Luxor governorate, the head of the projects' sector at the Ministry of Antiquities, Waheed Aboul Ela, told Egypt Today Friday, quoting Minister Anani.
However, it is believed that it dates back to the era between Amenhotep II and Thutmose IV of the 18th Dynasty.
(16) Did not Betsy Bryan write a full book about Thutmose IV? (17) Can Peter Der Manuelian not teach us something with regard to the campaigns of Amunhotep II?
Carter had previously uncovered other royal tombs, including those of pharaoh Thutmose IV and Queen Hatshepsut.
In the same context, Bassam al-Shamma, a researcher in Egyptology, remarked that the Sphinx's discovery is expected as several sphinx statues are found across Luxor such as the sphinx statues for King Aymanhotb III and Thutmose IV. Al-Kabbash Road project, which would be finished by the end of 2018, was resumed in 2017 with a budget of LE 230 million ($12.7 million) in cooperation with Luxor governorate, the head of the projects' sector at the Ministry of Antiquities, Waheed Abou el-Ela, told Egypt Today Friday, quoting Minister al-Anani.
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.
Amenhotep III, the son of Thutmose IV, was born around 1388 BC.
Bryan's chapter two is considerably more complex in its attempt to cover both the reigns of Amenhotep II and Thutmose IV and to trace internal and external developments relating to Egypt's transition from a military machine to a powerful state enjoying generally peaceful relations with her neighbors and prosperity at home.