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Afterglow of EmpireEgypt from the Fall of the New Kingdom to the Saite Renaissance$
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Aidan Dodson

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9789774165313

Published to Cairo Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.5743/cairo/9789774165313.001.0001

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(p.113) 4 Disintegrations
Afterglow of Empire

Aidan Dodson

American University in Cairo Press

Foreign, Libyan rulers a key factor in the breakdown of centralized authority in Egypt during the ninth and eighth centuries; the use of Libyan titles alongside Egyptian ones during the Third Intermediate Period; increased fragmentation following Osorkon II's death, and a separate king ruling in the south. The evidence from the Chronicle of Prince Osorkon text from Karnak; Fiefdoms in the Delta during the reign of Shoshenq III; There were kings in Tanis, Thebes, Herakleopolis, Hermopolis, Leontopolis, and other independents chiefdoms.

Keywords:   Osorkon II, Takelot I, Horsieset, Tanite kings, Padubast, Nile inundations

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