The Memphis and Karnak Stelae of Amenhotep II (2.3)
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Subject: Monumental Inscriptions from the Biblical World; Egyptian Monumental Inscriptions; Royal Inscriptions; Eighteenth Dynasty Inscriptions

Commentary

Amenhotep II (1427–1400 bce) succeeded his father, Thutmose III, and continued his father’s military policy in Syria-Palestine. In so doing, Amenhotep assured that the empire he received would be successfully maintained by his successors. He conducted at least two military campaigns into the Levant which are reporte…

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Hoffmeier, James K., “The Memphis and Karnak Stelae of Amenhotep II (2.3)”, in: Context of Scripture Online, Editor in Chief: W. Hallo. Consulted online on 26 June 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-436X_cos_aCOSB_2_3>



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