Ankhesenamen's Family: The Amarna Royalty

Ankhesenamen was born into a truly fascinating family -- the House of Thebes -- the ruling family of Ancient Egypt. Despite the fact that they were some of the most powerful people in the world at the time, inscriptions, paintings, and reliefs paint the portrait of a loving and devoted family.

Pharaoh Tutankhamen
The Boy Pharaoh, Ankhesenamen's Husband

Pharaoh Akhenaten
The Heretic King, Ankhesenamen's Father

Queen Nefertiti
The Beautiful One, Ankhesenamen's Mother

Queen Kiya
Ankhesenamen's Step-mother, possible Mother-in-Law

Pharaoh Smenkhkare
The Engimatic Pharaoh, Ankhesenamen's Brother-in-Law

Meritaten & Meketaten
Ankhesenamen's Elder Sisters

Nefernefruaten ta-Sherit, Nefernefrure & Setepenre
Ankhesenamen's Little Sisters

Queen Tiye
Ankhesenamen's Grandmother, wife of Amenhotep III

God's Father, Ay
Ankhesenamen's Grandfather and Tutankahmen's Sucessor

Queen Tey
Ankhesenamen's Step-Grandmother, Second wife of Ay.

Akhenaten's Siblings
Ankhesenamen's Uncle and Aunts: Thutmose, Sitamen, Isis, Henut-Taneb, Nebetah & Beketaten

To learn more about the Amarna names (and see their many alternate spellings!) visit The Amarna Names.