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Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. A mystery man, his origins unclear, Amenmeses is generally considered to be the fifth ruler of the 19th Dynasty. Although he succeeded Merneptah as pharaoh c. 1203 BC, scholars now question whether he has related to his predecessor, or simply an opportunistic usurper. The subsequent accession of Seti II may actually have been Seti-Merneptah who was intended to succeed Merneptah. Amenmesses also usurped a number of monuments dedicated to his predecessors. Inscriptions bearing his name are primarily found in Upper Egyptian sites, such as the Theban region and in Nubia. Amenmeses tomb, now designated KV10, was apparently initiated by him but never completed following his death after only about four years in power. Three mummies were found within the tomb, two women and one man, but they have never been positively identified although fragmentary conopic jars bore the name Takhat, Amenmeses queen. Most of the grave goods within the tomb were actually from later periods. The tomb itself has been known since antiquity and is located in the Valley of the Kings on the West Bank at Luxor. Most of its decorations have been damaged or destroyed over time. (bio by: Iola) 
Valley of the Kings
Luxor, Egypt
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Record added: Jul 29, 2003
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- KLJ.
 Added: Apr. 15, 2017
Rest in Peace, Amenmeses. See you in the afterlife of Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: May. 9, 2014
Your Spirit is as eternal as the sun, the moon and the stars, Great Moses, Prophet of the Torah of the Most High, Beloved One of Ehyeh Asher Ehyeh. Much love and peace upon you, Great One. I offer this white flower in water, for out of water you were draw...(Read more)
- Luke Tieppo
 Added: Jan. 25, 2014
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