Ahmose

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Ahmose is an Ancient Egyptian name meaning "The Moon is born" or "Child of the Moon". It was a very popular name in the beginning of the eighteenth dynasty.

The name may refer to:

Pharaohs[edit]

  • Senakhtenre Ahmose ( died c. 1560 or 1558 BC), pharaoh of the seventeenth dynasty of Egypt
  • Ahmose I (reigned c. 1550 BC – c. 1525 BC), pharaoh and founder of the eighteenth dynasty of Egypt
  • Amasis II (or Ahmose II), (reigned c. 570 BC – c. 526 BC), pharaoh of the twenty-sixth dynasty of Egypt

Queens[edit]

  • Ahmose-Henuttamehu (fl. c. late-16th century BC), daughter of Seqenenre Tao II
  • Ahmose Inhapi (or Ahmose-Inhapy) (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), daughter of Pharaoh Senakhtenre Tao I
  • Ahmose-Nefertari (c. 1560 BC – c. 1500 BC), daughter of Seqenenre Tao II and Ahhotep I
  • Ahmose-Meritamun (or Ahmose-Meritamon), (fl. c. late-16th century BC), daughter of Ahmose I and Ahmose Nefertari
  • Ahmose-Sitkamose (or Sitkamose), (fl. c. late-16th century BC), princess and queen; probably daughter of Pharaoh Kamose and wife of Ahmose I
  • Ahmose (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), royal queen of Thutmose I, and mother of queen and later, pharaoh, Hatshepsut

Other royalty[edit]

  • Ahmose (18th dynasty) (fl. c. late 15th century BC), probably a son of Amenhotep II; High Priest of Re
  • Ahmose (princess) (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), daughter of pharaoh Tao II
  • Ahmose-ankh (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), son of Pharaoh Ahmose I and queen Ahmose Nefertari
  • Ahmose-Henutemipet (fl. c. late-16th century BC), daughter of Pharaoh Tao II and probably Queen Ahhotep I
  • Ahmose-Meritamon (17th dynasty) (fl. c. late-16th century BC), probably daughter of Seqenenre Tao II
  • Ahmose-Nebetta (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), probably daughter of Seqenenre Tao II
  • Ahmose Sapair (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), probably son of Pharaoh Tao II
  • Ahmose-Sitamun (or Sitamun), (fl. c. late-16th century BC), daughter of Pharaoh Ahmose I
  • Ahmose-Tumerisy (fl. c. mid-16th century BC), probably daughter of pharaoh Tao II

Officials[edit]

  • Ahmose (or Ahmes), (fl. c. mid-17th century BC), an ancient Egyptian scribe who wrote the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus, a work of mathematics
  • Ahmose, son of Ebana (fl. c. 1555 BC – c. 1500 BC); served in the Egyptian military
  • Ahmose Pen-Nekhebet (fl. c. 1530 BC – c. 1470 BC), an ancient Egyptian official and military commander