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Amenhotep II
Amenophis II
Large statue head of Amenhotep II on display at the Brooklyn Museum.
Pharaoh of Egypt
Reign 1427–1401 BC or 1427–1397 BC, 18th Dynasty
Previous pharaoh Thutmose III
Next pharaoh Thutmose IV
Consort(s) Tiaa
Children Thutmose IV, Amenhotep, Webensenu, Amenemopet, Nedjem, Khaemwaset?, Aaheperkare? Aakheperure? Iaret, Ahmose (?)
Father Thutmose III
Mother Merytre-Hatshepsut
Died 1401 or 1397 BC
Burial KV35

Amenhotep II (sometimes called Amenophis II and meaning 'Amun is Satisfied') was the seventh pharaoh of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt. Amenhotep inherited a vast kingdom from his father Thutmose III, and held it by means of a few military campaigns in Syria; however, he fought much less than his father, and his reign saw the effective cessation of hostilities between Egypt and Mitanni, the major kingdoms vying for power in Syria. His reign is usually dated from 1427 to 1401 BC. His consort was Tiaa, who was barred from any prestige until Amenhotep's son, Thutmose IV, came into power.

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