In 1549 BC, the Egyptian Ahmose I regained power, instituting what scholars call the New Kingdom (1549-1060 BC). After losing their territory to foreign invaders, the pharaohs of the New Kingdom invested in their military. In 1506-1502 BC, this Egyptian pharaoh and his successors (who had the same name) conquered massive amounts of northeast Africa and Mesopotamia. Who was it?

Answer Thutmose

The Egyptian empire expanded into Nubia, Canaan, and Phoenicia under Thutmose I and his successors, Thutmose II and Thutmose III.

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