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Preceded by:
Osorkon
(as Governor of Sais)
Pharaoh of Egypt
24th Dynasty
Succeeded by:
Bakenrenef
Tefnakhte I
Taefnakht
Greek: Τνέφαχθος
Romanized: Tnephachthos
Tefnakhte I

Tefnakhte I depicted on his Year 8 Athens donation stela. (CC BY 2.0)

Reign
725–718 BC (7 years)
Praenomen
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Tefnakhte
Legacy
Father Gemenefsutkapu
Issue Bakenrenef
Died 718 BC
Burial Unknown
Not to be confused with Tefnakhte II.

Shepsesre Tefnakhte I (transliteration: tꜢ-f-nꜢḫt) is an ancient Egyptian Pharaoh and the founder of the Twenty-fourth Dynasty during the Third Intermediate Period. He ruled over the western Nile Delta in Lower Egypt from Sais as a contemporary of Osorkon IV of the Twenty-second Dynasty in the eastern Nile Delta, and Piye of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty in Upper Egypt.

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Predecessor:
Osorkon
(as Governor of Sais)
Pharaoh of Egypt
24th Dynasty
Successor:
Bakenrenef
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