Amenhotep (prince)

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Amenhotep was an Ancient Egyptian prince during the 18th dynasty, son and (possibly) the designated heir of Amenhotep II.[1]

He was a priest of Ptah and is mentioned in an administrative papyrus (now in the British Museum). A stela near the Great Sphynx, showing a priest of Ptah whose name was erased, probably depicts him. It is likely that he died young, for the next pharaoh was his brother Thutmose IV.[2]


  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, pp.137-138