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Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Takelot II


Takelot II

(Hedjkheperre-setepenre)

860-835 B.C.

22nd Dynasty

Takelot II was the sixth king of the Twenty-second Dynasty. He was the father to the high priest of Amun, Osorkon. This Osorkon was responsible for the longest inscription on the Bubastite Gate. According to his inscription, during the fifteenth year of Takelot's reign, there was warfare in the North and South and a great convulsion broke out in the land. The remains of Takelot II were found in a usurped sarcophagus from the Middle Kingdom in Tanis. His Canopic jars and ushabti-figures were found with him as well.


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