Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Gyges


26th Dynasty

Gyges was the King of Lydia, whose land was overrun by the Cimmerian hordes, probably due to the fact that he severed correspondence with Ashurbanipal who had helped him push them out of his country once before.

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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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