Khepermare Ramesses X (also written Ramses and Rameses) (ruled c. 1111 BC – 1107 BC) was the ninth ruler of the 20th dynasty of Ancient Egypt. His birth name was Amonhirkhepeshef. It is uncertain if his reign was 3 or 4 Years, but there is now a strong consensus among Egyptologists that it did not last as long as 9 Years, as was previously assumed. His prenomen or throne name, Khepermaatre, means "The Justice of Re Abides." He was possibly a son of Ramesses IX and husband of Tyti, but this is unproven. The English Egyptologist Aidan Dodson states:
"No evidence is known to indicate the relationship between the final kings Ramesses IX, X and XI. If they were a father-son succession, Tyti, who bears the titles of King's Daughter, King's Wife and King's Mother, would seem a good candidate for the wife of Ramesses X, but little else can be discerned."
Ramesses X is a poorly documented king. All that is really known about his kingship is that... Read More