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Who's Who of Egyptian people, queens and family: Takelot II


Takelot II

Twenty-Second Dynasty

Another obscure figure, Takelot II succeeded Osorkon II, though his power base appears to have been Thebes, where the High Priests had effectively established a rival dynasty to the Tanite kings; this division in the country was to have long-lasting effects, and during Takelot II's reign a state approaching civil war broke out in Egypt.


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Last Updated: June 20th, 2011

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