He married a certain Taia, who, though apparently of humble parentage, was held in great honor by her husband as afterwards by her son.
Small objects with his name and that of Taia are found on the mainland and in the islands of Greece.
Amenophis caused a series of large scarabs unique in their kind to be engraved with the name and parentage of his queen Taia, followed by varying texts commemorating like medals the boundaries of his kingdom, his secondary marriage with Gilukhipa, daughter of the king of Mitanni.
And Taia, was perhaps the most remarkable character in the long line of the Pharaohs.
And the Jong river, whose headstream, known as the Taia, Pampana and Sanden, flows for a considerable distance east of and parallel to the Rokell.
The sources of the Taia, and those of the Great Bum, are near to those of the Niger, the watershed between the coast streams and the Niger basin here forming the frontier.