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Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Shoshenq III


Shoshenq III

(Usermare-setepenre)

835-783 B.C.

22nd Dynasty

Shoshenq III was the seventh king of the Twenty-second Dynasty. He is thought to have ruled for fifty-two years. During the twenty-eighth year of his reign, an Apis bull was born. This is recorded on the Serapeum stela by a priest named Pediese. His tomb was found at Tanis and was similar in structure to those of Psusennes I and Osorkon II.


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