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  • Thutmose 4 Rule:18th Dynasty: 1401-1390 BC
    Predecessor:Father Amenhotep 2
    Mother:Tiaa
    Nomen:Birth name: Thutmose: Born of the god Thoth
    Praenomen:Throne name: Menkheperure: Eternal are the manifestations of Ra
    Consorts:Mutenwiya
    Nefretiri
    Capital City:Thebes
    Reign:- Unlike his father and grandfather, Thutmose 4 was not much of a military leader.
    He suppressed an uprising in Nubia in his 8th Year around 1393 BC
    Established good relations with Mitanni and finally married Mutenwiya a Mitannian princess.
    - His most celebrated accomplishment was the restoration of the Great Sphinx at Giza.
    He placed a carved stone tablet "the Dream Stele", between the two paws of the sphinx.
    The Stele tells that, while out on a hunting trip, Thutmose 4 fell asleep in the shadow of the sphinx head, Ra Horakhty, the sun god embodied in the sphinx, came to him in a dream and promised that if he would clear away the sand that engulfed the monument, Tuthmose would become Pharaoh of Egypt.
    - He Finished Lateran obelisk started by Thutmose 3 in Karnak
    - He Built a mud brick temple for himself south of The Ramesseum,
    - He also erected an alabaster shrine at Karnak.
    Burial:Valley of Kings - KV 43
    reburied in Deir el Bahri Cache KV35
    Successor:Son Amenhotep 3 out of Queen Mutenwiya
    Wikipedia:Thutmose 4