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Tanwetamani


Tanwetamani: name of a Nubian king (664- after 656).

Relatives

  • Father: Shabaqo
  • Mother: Qalhati
  • Wife: Piankharty

Life

  • 664: Succeeds Taharqo
  • Makes a final attempt to recover Egypt, and reaches Memphis (as recorded in the Dream Stela)
  • Retreats to Nubia

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 22
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