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Ahmose 1
Human Mummy
File:Https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4d/Ahmose I mummy.png
Biographical Information
Name(s) Ahmose 1
Age Discovered in 1818
Sex Male
Status Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt
Height 1.63m or 5'3
Source
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) Died 1525 BC
Site Buried in Abydos, Egypt
Current Location
Location Luxor Museum
Catalog #

BiographyEdit

Ahmose 1 was an Egyptian Pharaoh. His father died when he was only seven, which made his brother King Kamose next in line. However, King Kamose died of unknown causes three years later which made Ahmose 1 pharaoh at the age 10. He then later on married several of his sister in which he had many children with. There are many allegations as when he started his righn, however, many have suggested that Ahmose started his reign in 1570-1544 BC.

MummificationEdit

Ahmose 1's mummy was discovered in 1818, but was unwrapped on June 9th, 1886. He was supposedly removed from his original burial place and was re-buried at Deir el-Bahri.

StudiesEdit

Ahmose 1 was said to have really strong teeth according to his dental samples. His facial structure was also very small and his neck showed signs that he was a strong man.

PathologyEdit

Additional InfoEdit

Ahmose 1 was the founder of 18th dynasty and was said to have defeated the "Hykos" or Asiatic rulers of Egypt. After this victory, Ahmose 1 brought Egypt back to the ground and played a key role to its success.

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/ahmose1.htm http://www.ancientegyptonline.co.uk/ahmoseI.html

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