Amenhemet was a military commander of the court during
the reign of Senwosret I,
who ruled from 1971 to 1926 BC. Some records show this
nomarch of Beni Hasan as Ameni.
He supervised the affairs of the territories located
below the First Cataract and led expeditions for the
benefit of the royal treasury. After a campaign in Nubia,
he was distinguished and was given the charge of a gold
mine near Coptos.