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Who is Amenhotep I?
Amenhotep I from Ancient Egyptian "jmn-ḥtp" or "yamānuḥātap" meaning "Amun is satisfied" or Amenophis I from Ancient Greek Ἀμένωφις, was the second Pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. His reign is generally dated from 1526 to 1506 BC. He was a son of Ahmose I and Ahmose-Nefertari, but had at least two elder brothers, Ahmose-ankh and Ahmose Sapair, and was not expected to inherit the throne. However, sometime in the eight years between Ahmose I's 17th regnal year and his death, his heir apparent died and Amenhotep became crown prince. He then acceded to the throne and ruled for about 21 years.
- born in Ancient Egypt, child of Ahmose I and Ahmose-Nefertari
- Marriage with Ahmose-Meritamun
- died in 1503 B.C. (3519 years ago)
- buried in Deir el-Bahari, Dra' Abu el-Naga'
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