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Twenty-Second Dynasty of Egypt

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Background

See the Third Intermediate Period of Egypt.

The Twenty-Second Dynasty of Egypt, also spelled as the 22nd Dynasty or Dynasty XXII of Egypt was a dynasty of ethnic Meshwesh Libyans who ruled over the region from around 943 BCE and 720 BCE during the Third Intermediate Period of Egypt. The 22nd Dynasty was known to have been based around the city of Tanis where most of the royal tombs have been uncovered. This dynasty was also mentioned by the Egyptian historian named Manetho who stated the dynasty originated out of Bubastis.

22nd Dynasty Kings

King NameHorus NameReignConsort
Shoshenq IHedjkheperre-Setepenre943–922 BCEPatareshnes
Karomama A
Osorkon ISekhemkheperre-Setepenre922–887 BCEMaatkare B
Tashedkhonsu
Shepensopdet A
Shoshenq IIHeqakheperre-Setepenre887–885 BCENesitanebetashru
Nesitaudjatakhet
Takelot IHedjkheperre-Setepenre885–872 BCEKapes
Osorkon IIUsermaatre-Setepenamun872–837 BCEIsetemkheb G
Karomama B
Djedmutesankh
Shoshenq IIIUsermaatre-Setepenre837–798 BCETadibast II
Tentamenopet
Djedbastiusankh
Shoshenq IVHedjkheperre-Setepenre798–785 BCEConsort
PamiUsermaatre-Setepenamun785–778 BCEConsort
Shoshenq VAkheperre778–740 BCEConsort
Pedubast IISehetepibenre740–730 BCETadibast III
Osorkon IVUsermaatre730–716 BCEConsort

Third Intermediate Period of Egypt

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