Amenemope Famous memorial

Death unknown
Burial Cairo, El Qahira, Egypt
Plot Tomb 3, room 2.
Memorial ID 37226423 View Source

Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh. His name means "Amun in the Opet Feast", After serving as co-regent with his father, the Pharaoh Psusennes I, he became sole ruler in 993 BC. He ordered the decoration of the chapel of Isis "Mistress of the Pyramids at Giza" and built an extension to a temple at Memphis. He died in 992 BC and was buried with his father at Tanis. His tomb was discovered by Pierre Montet in 1940, and is famous for the gold burial mask and other treasures it contained. His remains were transferred to Cairo Museum.

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  • Originally Created by: js
  • Added: 18 May 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 37226423
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Amenemope (unknown–unknown), Find a Grave Memorial ID 37226423, citing Royal Tomb Complex, Tanis, Cairo, El Qahira, Egypt ; Maintained by Find a Grave .