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Shebitqo


Shebitqo: name of a Nubian king ruling over Egypt (c.702-c.690).

Relatives

  • Father: Shabaqo
  • Mother: Qalhata
  • Wife: Arty, daughter of Piye

Life

  • c.702: Succeeds Shabaqo
  • 701: War in the Levant against the Assyrian king Sennacherib; Egyptian losses, but Assyria is unable to round off the conquest of Palestine
  • c.690: Succeeded by Taharqo

Buildings

  • 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 16
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