Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Shepsesre Tefnakht

Shepsesre Tefnakht

725-720 B.C.

24th Dynasty

Tefnakht was the first king of the Twenty-fourth Dynasty. In the Piankhy stela, he is called the "chief of the West," "chief of Me," and "chief of Sais." He also gives himself titles as prophets and royal titles. It is thought that his vigorous expansionist activity was the cause of an invasion from the south.