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Ancient Egyptian Scarab for the Psamtik I - ca.1,4 cm - c. 0,55 inches

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Ancient Egyptian Scarab for the Psamtik I - ca.1,8 cm - c. 0,71 inches. Comparison SCARAB AND CYLINDER WITH NAME W. M. FLINDERS PETRIE Dynasti 26 Number 35 - 36. Reign 664–610 BC 26th Dynasty. Wahibre Psamtik I, who ruled 664–610 BC, was the first of three kings of that name of the Saite, or Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt. Historical references for what the Greeks referred to as the Dodecarchy, a loose confederation of twelve Egyptian territories, based on the traditional nomes, and the rise of Psamtik I in power, establishing the Saitic Dynasty, are recorded in Herodotus's Histories, Book II: 151–157. From cuneiform texts, it was discovered that twenty local princelings were appointed by Esarhaddon and confirmed by Ashurbanipal to govern Egypt.