Necho I, Pharaoh of Egypt

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Menkheperre Necho

Also Known As: "The Lybian"
Birthplace: King of Memphis & Sais
Death: -664 (45-47)
Memphis and Sais
Immediate Family:

Son of Tefnacht II and Nn
Husband of Istemabat .; Nes-Shu-Tefnut of Egypt and Amenirdis II, Princess of Egypt
Father of Psamtek I Wahibre, Pharaoh of Egypt and Takheredentaihetweret Princess of Egypt

Occupation: Governor of Sais, poss. PHARAOH at MEMPHIS, LV9P-8S9, farao
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About Necho I, Pharaoh of Egypt

Menkheperre Necho I (Egyptian: Nekau, Greek: Νεχώς Α' or Νεχώ Α', Akkadian: Niku) (? – 664 BCE near Memphis) was a ruler of the Ancient Egyptian city of Sais. He was the first attested local Saite king of the 26th Dynasty of Egypt who reigned for 8 years (672–664 BCE) according to Manetho's Epitome. Egypt was reunified by his son Psamtik I.

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