Amenemhat

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Amenemhat[pronunciation?] or Amenemhet[pronunciation?] is an Ancient Egyptian name meaning "Amun is in front". Amenemhat may refer to:

  • Amenemhat I (or Amenemhet I) (reigned c. 1991 BC – c. 1962 BC) was the first ruler of the 12th dynasty of Egypt. Amenemhat I was a vizier of his predecessor Mentuhotep IV, overthrowing him from power. Amenemhat I moved the capital from Thebes to Itjtawy.
  • Amenemhat II (or Amenemhet II) (reigned c. 1929 BC – c. 1895 BC) was the third pharaoh of the 12th dynasty of Egypt. He was the son of Senusret I through the latter's chief wife, Queen Neferu III.
  • Amenemhat III (or Amenemhet III) (reigned c. 1860 BC – c. 1814 BC) was a pharaoh during the 12th dynasty of Egypt.
  • Amenemhat IV (or Amenemhet IV) (reigned c. 1815 BC – c. 1806 BC) was the penultimate pharaoh of the 12th dynasty of Egypt.
  • Amenemhat Senbef (or Sonbef) (reigned c. 1800 BC – c. 1796 BC) was the second king of the 13th dynasty of Egypt.
  • Sekhemkare Amenemhat (or Amenemhat V) (fl. early 18th century BC) was an Egyptian king during the 13th dynasty.
  • Amenemhat VI Ameny Antef (fl. mid-18th century BC) was an Egyptian king during the 13th dynasty.
  • Sedjefakare Kay Amenemhat (or Amenemhat VII) (fl. mid-18th century BC) was an Egyptian king during the 13th dynasty.
  • Amenemhat (fl. late 15th century BC) was a High Priest of Amun during the reign of the 18th dynasty pharaoh Amenhotep II.
  • Amenemhat (fl. mid-15th century BC) was a prince of the 18th dynasty of Egypt and a son of Pharaoh Thutmose III. He was the eldest son and appointed heir but predeceased his father.
  • Amenemhat (fl. early 14th century BC) was a prince during the 18th dynasty of Egypt; the son of Pharaoh Thutmose IV.
  • Amenemhat, a nomarch during the 12th dynasty (fl. mid-20th century BC), buried in tomb 2 at Beni Hasan.
  • Amenemhatankh (fl. early 19th century BC) was an ancient Egyptian prince of the 12th dynasty, a son of Amenemhat II.