Horemheb

Definition

Horemheb (reigned 1320-1292 BCE) was the last pharaoh of the 18th dynasty of Egypt. He is also known as Dejserkheprure and Horemhab. His name means, “Horus is in Festival” and he came from the lower classes of Egypt, worked himself up through the ranks of the army, became commander-in-chief of the Egyptian military, and finally pharaoh.

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  • c. 1320 BCE - 1292 BCE
    Reign of Horemheb in Egypt, Tutankhamun's name erased from record.
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