Ahmose (18th dynasty)

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Ahmose
High Priest of Re in Heliopolis
Dynasty 18th Dynasty
Pharaoh Thutmose IV
Father probably Amenhotep II
Mother priobably Tiaa
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ms s
Ahmose
in hieroglyphs

Ahmose (“Child of the Moon”) was an Ancient Egyptian prince and High Priest of Re during the eighteenth dynasty.

Life[edit]

Ahmose was probably a son of Pharaoh Amenhotep II.[1] He was in office as High Priest of Re in Heliopolis during the reign of his brother Thutmose IV. A stela of his, which originally stood probably in Heliopolis, is now in Berlin, his broken statue (probably from Koptos) is in Cairo.[2] The first syllable of his name is spelled as a crescent moon. See Yah.

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Aidan Dodson & Dyan Hilton, The Complete Royal Families of Ancient Egypt, Thames & Hudson (2004) ISBN 0-500-05128-3, p.137
  2. ^ Dodson & Hilton, op.cit., pp.137