Politician

Amethu called Ahmose

Quick Facts

IntroAncient Egyptian vizier
Is Politician
From Egypt
Type Politics
Gendermale
Family
Children: UseramenNeferweben

Biography

Amethu called Ahmose was a vizier of Ancient Egypt. He served during the reign of Thutmose II and the early years of the reign of Hatshepsut and Thutmose III of the 18th Dynasty.

Amethu
in hieroglyphs

Family

His wife’s name was Ta-Amethu. Their children include the viziers Useramen and Neferweben. Two additional sons are known from Theban tomb TT122: Amenhotep, an Overseer of the Magazine of Amun, and Akheperkare, a prophet of Monthu.

Amethu called Ahmose and his wife Ta-Amethu also had several grandchildren. The later second prophet of Amun Merymaat was a son of Amenhotep. Vizier Rekhmire was a son of Neferweben.

Tombs and burial

Amethu called Ahmose was buried in TT83 in Sheikh Abd el-Qurna, Thebes.