The war between Thebes and King Hyksos Apepi Awoserre began under the reign of Tao II Seqenenre and will end, after nearly 30 years of conflict and continuous war, under the reign of Ahmose I. The woman The myth The bad influence Vintage retro shirt. Tao II may died in a battle against the Hyksos, because his mummy had serious wounds, and King Kamose succeeded him (possibly Ahmose’s brother) known to attack and raid areas. land around the capital of the Hyksos, Avaris (now Tell el-Dab’a) . Kamose apparently had a short dynasty, because the longest-proven date of his reign was the third year, and he was succeeded by Ahmose I. Apepi may have died nearly at the same time. that time. There was disagreement because there were two names Apepi found in historical records of different dynasties or names for the same king. Indeed, if they were different kings, Apepi Awoserre was thought to have died at about the same time as Kamose and was succeeded by Apepi II Aqenienre.