Archive for January, 2013

Hyksos  – Amalekites  – Amu Egypt was destabilised when Moses (Amenemhet IV) went into exile as there was nobody to continue the 12th dynasty. When Amenemhet III died, his daughter Sobeknefru had to become pharaoh.  She only lived for 4 years (possibly 8 years) and when she died, the 12th dynasty ended. Egypt suffered massive […]


Ahmose I – Nebpehtyre Ahmose I was the first pharaoh of the 18th dynasty. He was a descendant of the 17th dynasty which was based in Thebes in Upper Egypt. His father Seqenenre and his brother Kahmose were the last 2 pharaohs of the 17th dynasty. His family, originating from Thebes, lead a rebellion against […]