Egypt: Rulers, Kings and Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt: Nepherites I

Nepherites I (Nef'aurud)

399-393 B.C.

29th Dynasty

Nepherites I was the first ruler of the Twenty-ninth Dynasty. Nepherites I sent a gift to the Spartans after an allegiance had been entered into with Sparta against Persia. This gift was lost to the Persians after the ships from Egypt approached Rhodes. The Egyptians did not know that the Rhodians had defected to the Persians.