- Co-regent c.890 BC.
With the death of *Psusennes II, the throne passed to a new family who were descended from the *Libyan chiefs who had settled at Bubastis in the Delta. The reign of *Shoshenk I, who was a member of this family, ushered in the Twenty-second Dynasty and heralded a period of renewed Egyptian ambitions abroad. However, even *Shoshenk I's abilities were unable to create a unified country to hand on to his descendants, and Osorkon I and Shoshenk II could not establish a strong kingdom.Their capital continued to be at Tanis in the Delta and here, in 1929 to 1940, Montet and his colleagues excavated the site, discovering the burials and funerary treasure of a number of kings and officials of this period, including Shoshenk II.Unlike the Valley of the Kings at Thebes, the Tanite royal burials were not placed in a separate necropolis away from the city, but occupied a site within the city, in the south-western corner of the temenos of Amun. The associated funerary temples were probably built directly above the tombs.BIBL. Montet, P. La Necropole royale de Tanis. (three vols) Paris: 1947-60; Kitchen, K.A. 3rd Int. pp. 117 ff.Biographical Dictionary of Ancient Egypt by Rosalie and Antony E. David
Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. EdwART. 2011.
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