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Amenhotep

Pronunciation: /ˌɑːmɛnˈhəʊtɛp/
1The name of four Egyptian pharaohs of the 18th dynasty; Greek name Amenophis.
1.1 Amenhotep I (16th century bc), son of Ahmose I (founder of the 18th dynasty), reigned 1546–1526.
1.2 Amenhotep II (15th century bc), son of Tuthmosis III, reigned 1450–1425.
1.3 Amenhotep III (15th-14th centuries bc), son of Tuthmosis IV, reigned 1417–1379. He embarked on an extensive building programme centred on his capital, Thebes, including the colossi of Memnon and the Luxor temple.
1.4 Amenhotep IV see Akhenaten.

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