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Shabaqo


Shabaqo. Bust from the Louvre, Paris (France). Photo Marco Prins.
Shabaqo (Louvre)
Shabaqo: name of a Nubian king ruling over Egypt (c.716-c.702).

Relatives

  • Father: Kashta
  • Mother: Pebatjma
  • Sons: Horemakhet, Shebitqo, Tamwetamani

Life

  • c.716: Succeeds Piye, who may have been his brother
  • Resides in Memphis
  • Intervenes in the Levant
  • c.702: Succeeeded by Shebitqo

Buildings

  • Thebes
  • Tomb at El-Kurru

Literature

  • T.G.H. James, "Egypt. The Twenty-Fifth and Twenty-Sixth Dynasties" in: Cambridge Ancient History (second edition, 1991), vol.III, part two, pp.677-747
  • Robert G. Morkot, The Black Pharaohs. Egypt's Nubian Rulers (2000 London), especially chapter 15
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