(reigned c. 706–690 BC)
   Throne name Djedkaure. Successor of Shabaqo of Dynasty 25. He faced mounting pressure from the expanding Assyrian empire and supported a rebellion of the Palestinian states against Assyrian domination. Egyptian forces under the command of Taharqo were defeated at Eltekeh in 701 BC, and Assyriaremained a constant threat. He was buried at el-Kurru in Nubia.
   See also Warfare.
Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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