When Egypt Ruled the East. Sennefer i , Treasurer and Mayor of Thebes continued from the reign of Hatshepsut. Hatshepsut as Pharaoh Knowing that her power grab was highly controversial, Hatshepsut fought to defend its legitimacy, pointing to her royal lineage and claiming that her father had appointed her his successor. His name inscribed on countless amulets was thought to bring power and protection to the wearers. After that campaign, he had the canal at the first cataract built by dredged, which facilitated better travel upstream, and helped to better intigrate Nubia into the Egyptian empire. Upon victory he had the Nubian king's body hung from the prow of his ship, before he returned to.
The preferred tactic was to subdue a much weaker city or state one at a time resulting in surrender of each fraction until complete domination was achieved. His mother, Iset, was a secondary wife of the pharaoh. Her rule was quite prosperous and marked by great advancements. His tomb, however, has been identified as , which is believed to be the first tomb dug in the. Click on the image for a gallery view Surprise attack When the army arrived at Megiddo, Tuthmosis had to figure out his plan of attack. His attack surprised the enemy army, which was camped outside Megiddo, and he quickly defeated them. The gateway was later pulled down and its building blocks used for the foundation of the Third by.
Ladies with the title of daughter include: two Ahmoses, Amenemwhesket, Amenemheb, Baket, Henut and Seniseneb. Additional children include Menkheperre and daughters named Nebetiunet, Meryetamun C , Meryetamun D and Iset. Right below this scene is another showing Tuthmosis with his wives and a daughter. These inscriptions give the most detailed and accurate account of any Egyptian king. Kenna — Chief Steward of the King. The sons and grandsons of the Syrian princes who had surrendered to Thutmose I no longer sent tribute, and the king of , a powerful kingdom with its capital beyond the Euphrates, was able to extend his control westward to the.
Minnakht was the son of the judge Sendjehuty. Amenemhat , Scribe,Accountant of grain of Amun, Steward of the Vizier. He held the office of Vizieer until ca. Kenamun was buried in Thebes funerary cone Pahery — Mayor of Nekhen and Iunyt, scribe of accounting, royalnurse for Prince Wadjmose son of Tuthmosis I. Thutmose's artisans achieved new heights of skill in painting, and tombs from his reign were the earliest to be entirely painted, instead of painted reliefs. The details about his next two campaigns are unknown.
The Egyptians retreated into the fort built by Thutmose I. In his fortieth year, tribute was collected from foreign powers, but it is unknown if this was considered a campaign i. When Egypt Ruled the East. Thutmose had waited in the wings for many years, now his time had come. Since he lived long enough to father two children— and —this suggests that he may have had a longer reign of 13 years in order to reach adulthood and start a family.
A History of Ancient Egypt. Two of the smaller rooms in this temple contained the reliefs of the survey of the plants and animals of Canaan which he took in his third campaign. Thutmose planned the campaign well; pontoon boats were transported across Syria on oxcarts for the crossing of the. Known from astatue from Karnak to have served Tuthmosis on a campaign to retenu. There are also records of specific religious rites which the viceroy of El-Kab was to have performed in the temples in Nubia in proxy for the king.
According to inscriptions in one of his tombs, Useramun served as deputy Vizier when his father Amenthu got old. A stela of Intef lists the duties of a royal heralds, and they include the following: manage formalities and ceremonies of the court and palace. However, it is probable that these texts come from Thutmose's fortieth year or later, and thus have nothing to do with the second campaign at all. Relief on the seventh pylon in Karnak. His wife was named Ta-amethu. In this case there is a play on names and the goddess Isis seems to be linked with Queen Isis the mother of the King.
Rival kingdoms, such as Qadesh and Mitanni, rose up to challenge Egypt during this seemingly vulnerable period, but Thutmose had developed a strong military background before becoming king. Ancient Records of Egypt, Vol. According to the tomb texts of , Thutmose traveled down the Nile and fought in the battle, personally killing the Nubian king. Ancient Records of Egypt, Vol. Thutmose was officially crowned the new pharaoh, but his aunt, , served as his regent. This identification has been supported by subsequent examinations, revealing that the embalming techniques used came from the appropriate period of time, almost certainly after that of Ahmose I and made during the course of the Eighteenth dynasty.
Many of his projects were at the under the supervision of the architect. See this site for more great photographs of the 'Botanical Garden': See also this site by Nofret Carla : South facade of the 7th Pylon. Sometime before Thutmose's forty-second year, Mitanni apparently began spreading revolt among all the major cities in Syria. Part of the tribute list for his twelfth campaign remains immediately before his thirteenth begins, and the contents recorded specifically wild game and certain minerals of uncertain identification might indicate that it took place on the steppe around Nukhashashe, but this remains mere speculation. When Egypt Ruled the East. Ineni , Overseer of the granary in the Amun domain, Temp.