Ankhsenamun

Definition

Ankhsenamun (born c. 1350 BCE and known as Ankhesenpaaten in youth) was the daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti of the 18th Dynasty of Egypt. She was married to her father and may have borne him one daughter, Ankhesenpaaten Tasherit ('Ankhesenpaaten the Younger'), before she was 13 years old.

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  • c. 1350 BCE
    Birth of Ankhsenamun, daughter of Akhenaten and Nefertiti, wife of Tutankhamun.
  • c. 1336 BCE
    Royal marriage of Ankhsenamun to Tutankhamun.
  • c. 1336 BCE - c. 1327 BCE
    Reign of Tutankhamun with Ankhsenamun as queen.
  • 1327 BCE
    Death of Tutankhamun at the age of 18.
  • c. 1327 BCE - c. 1326 BCE
    Ankhsenamun writes to Hittite King asking him to send a son to be her husband and King of Egypt.
  • c. 1327 BCE - c. 1326 BCE
    Ankhsenamun vanishes from the historical record.
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