(reigned c. 720–706 BC)
   Throne name Neferkare. Son of Kashta and successor of Piye. Nubian ruler who conquered Egypt around 720 BC, executing Bakenrenef of Dynasty 24 and establishing Dynasty 25. He maintained good relations with Assyria, whose empire had spread to the Egyptian border. He was buried in a pyramid tomb at el-Kurru in Nubia. He was succeeded by Shebitqo, whose relationship to him is uncertain.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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