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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By the time of Tutmosis IV, who ruled in about 1,400BC, the temple complex had fallen into ruin.
Tutmosis IV restored the Sphinx and recorded the story of his dream on a 15-ton granite stela that still stands between the Sphinx's paws.