Necho I, Pharoah of Egypt

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Menkheperre Necho

Also Known As: "The Lybian"
Birthplace: King of Memphis & Sais
Death: Died in Memphis and Sais
Immediate Family:

Son of Tefnacht II and Nn
Husband of Amenirdis II, Princess of Egypt; Nes-Shu-Tefnut of Egypt and Istemabat .
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, Pharoah of Egypt

ID: I62260

Name: Necho I of Sais and Memphis

Prefix: King

Given Name: Necho I

Surname: of Sais and Memphis

Sex: M

_UID: 2921C259BA52D14091EB931F97DF2D0D60AA

Change Date: 26 Nov 2005

Death: Y

Father: Nekauba of Sais and Memphis

Marriage 1 Istemabat



Psamtek I of Egypt

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Necho I Menkheperre, Pharaoh of Egypt, was born circa 710 BC; died circa 664 BC.


Necho I

Portrait of a pharaoh of the Saite dynasty (Allard Piersonmuseum, Amsterdam) Necho I: ruler of the Western Delta between 672 and 664 BCE, founder of the Saite dynasty. Egyptian names: Mencheperre Nekau

Relatives: children: Psammetichus I Main deeds: 673: The first Assyrian invasion of Egypt is repelled 671: Second Assyrian invasion: Esarhaddon captures Memphis and forces pharaoh Taharqo (Kushite dynasty) to flee to the south Necho is recognized as governor of the western Delta 669: Taharqo returns to the north, Esarhaddon gathers his troops, but dies; Taharqo captures Memphis and forces the local leaders to support him again 667/666: The Assyrian king Aššurbanipal attacks Egypt again, sacks Thebes, and deports the local leaders from Lower Egypt 666: Necho returns, appointed as viceroy of Memphis and Sais; his son Psammetichus is intended successor 664: Death of Taharqo; his successor Tanwetamani proceeds to Memphis, but is defeated by Necho, who is killed in action (Herodotus, Histories 2.152) Psammetichus flees to Assyria, receives Assyrian support, and is put on the throne Succeeded by: Psammetichus I

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Necao fue primeramente el gobernador de la ciudad egipcia de Sais. Gobernó (672-664 AC. ) Luego fue Faraón de Egipto - nombrado como Necao I.

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Necho I, Pharoah of Egypt's Timeline

King of Memphis & Sais
Age 19
Delta of Egypt
Age 45
Memphis and Sais
690 BCE, Egypt