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Sobeknefru adopted Moses. Moses had to flee to Midian at the age of 40. Sobeknefru had no other children to inherit the throne. When she died, the 12th dynasty came to an end.

Sobeknefru. Daughter of Amenemhet III. The First Queen of Egypt. Foster mother of Moses. Last Pharaoh of the 12th dynasty of Egypt.

Sobeknefru - The daughter or sister of Amenemhet III. The Princess who found baby Moses in a basket amongst the reeds of the Nile. Her father/brother Amenemhet III had directed the Egyptian midwives to kill all Hebrew children. As she had no children of her own, she adopted Moses and raised him as an Egyptian. When Moses fled to Midian, there was nobody to inherit the throne. Sobeknefru became the Queen of Egypt after Amenemhet III died. She ruled for up to 8 years. When she died the 12th dynasty Ended.

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