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  Statue of Tuthmosis IV

Statue of Tuthmosis IV at Karnak

1400 BC - Tuthmosis IV succeeds the throne
Tuthmosis IV becomes pharaoh, although his right to the throne is unclear. Legend has it that he had a dream in which Re, the Sun God embedded in a sphinx, told him that he would be king.

ca. 1400-1390 BC - Tuthmosis IV marries
Having already gained the title "Conqueror of Syria," Tuthmosis IV takes part in a diplomatic agreement to marry a Syrian queen.
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