|Rule:||18th Dynasty: 1401-1390 BC|
|Predecessor:||Father Amenhotep 2|
|Nomen:||Birth name: Thutmose: Born of the god Thoth|
|Praenomen:||Throne name: Menkheperure: Eternal are the manifestations of Ra|
|Reign:||- Unlike his father and grandfather, Thutmose 4 was not much of a military leader.
He suppressed an uprising in Nubia in his 8th Year around 1393 BC
Established good relations with Mitanni and finally married Mutenwiya a Mitannian princess.
- His most celebrated accomplishment was the restoration of the Great Sphinx at Giza.
He placed a carved stone tablet "the Dream Stele", between the two paws of the sphinx.
The Stele tells that, while out on a hunting trip, Thutmose 4 fell asleep in the shadow of the sphinx head, Ra Horakhty, the sun god embodied in the sphinx, came to him in a dream and promised that if he would clear away the sand that engulfed the monument, Tuthmose would become Pharaoh of Egypt.
- He Finished Lateran obelisk started by Thutmose 3 in Karnak
- He Built a mud brick temple for himself south of The Ramesseum,
- He also erected an alabaster shrine at Karnak.
|Burial:||Valley of Kings - KV 43|
reburied in Deir el Bahri Cache KV35
|Successor:||Son Amenhotep 3 out of Queen Mutenwiya|