Amenhotep

biographical name
Amen·​ho·​tep | \ ˌä-mən-ˈhō-ˌtep How to pronounce Amenhotep (audio) , ˌa- \
variants: or Amenophis \ ˌa-​mə-​ˈnō-​fəs How to pronounce Amenophis (audio) \

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name of 4 kings of Egypt: especially III (1417–1379 b.c.); IV — see akhenaton

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“Amenhotep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amenhotep. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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