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Preceded by:
Shoshenq VI
Pharaoh of Egypt
23rd Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Takelot III
Osorkon III
Osorkon III

Kneeling statue of Osorkon III pushing a barque of Soker, from Karnak.[1]

Reign
796-768 BC (28 years)
Praenomen
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Usermaatre-Setepenamun
Powerful Justice of Re,
Chosen of Amun
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Osorkon, Beloved of Amun,
Son of Isis
Legacy
Father Takelot II
Mother Karomama
Consort(s) Karoadjet, Tentsai
Issue Shepenupet I, Takelot III, Rudamun,
Osorkon (?), Irtiubastet (?),
Djedptahiuefankh (?)
Died 768 BC
Burial Unknown
For other pages by this name, see Osorkon.

Usermaatre-Setepenamun Osorkon III (transliteration: wsỉrkn) is an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh of the Twenty-third Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period. He ruled over Upper Egypt from Thebes as a contemporary of Shoshenq IV of the Twenty-second Dynasty in Lower Egypt.

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References[]

  1. Legrain 1914, p. 6; pl. V.

Bibliography[]

  • Legrain, G., 1914: Statues et statuettes de rois et de particuliers, in: Catalogue général des antiquités égyptiennes du Musée du Caire, Le Caire.
Predecessor:
Shoshenq VI
Pharaoh of Egypt
23rd Dynasty
Successor:
Takelot III
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