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Pyramid of Ahmose

Abydos - Capital Cities

Map of the Finds at Abydos

Pyramid of Ahmose


What:
Pyramid of Ahmose, built as a tribute and not a tomb for Pharaoh Ahmose I

When:
built during Pharaoh Ahmose I’s reign 1549–1524 BC  Discovered in 1899

Who:
Pharaoh Ahmose: Examined by Arthur Mace and Charles Trick Currelly

Notes: It does not have any burial chambers
Next to the pyramid are a handful of Temples and a tribute pyramid for Ahmose’s grandmother, Tetisheri