|Amenemhet II||also spelt |
|Amenemes II In Greek|
|1926 - 1892 BC||Reign: 24 years|
Amenemhet II's reign is well attested for since of a number of important documents from achieves have been found. His only military action was taken against Nubia and instead he concentrated to eal with the country's internal affairs and especially its governors who were the king's representatives and from time to time not so obedient.
They could be a threat to the central power and even set up armies of their own and Amenemhet assured himself that this did not happen.
He supervised the foreign affaires in a peaceful way with treaties of trade rather than declarations of war with both Mesopotamia and the Mediterran- ean areas like Syria.
Picture bottom left: his throne name within a cartouche meaning - "Golden are the Souls of Re".